DiGMapGB-50

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Dataset Description:

Generalised digital geological map data based on BGS’s New Series 1:50,000 and 1:63,360 scale maps with updated nomenclature.

Themes included in the BGS Geology 50k | DiGMapGB-50 dataset:

  • Bedrock geology
  • Superficial deposits
  • Mass movement (partial)
  • Artificial ground (partial)
  • Linear features

 

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Dataset Specification:

Product Name

BGS Geology 50k | DiGMapGB-50

Data Provider

British Geological Survey (BGS)

Scale

1:50,000

Coverage

Great Britain (almost complete)

Data Structure

Vector (polylines and polygons)

Format(s)

Esri Shapefile, Esri File GeoDatabase, MapInfo TAB, MID/MIF, Autodesk DWG, OGC KML, OGC GML, CSV (attribute data only)

Uses

Mid scale, local-level use

BGS Themes

Bedrock geology, Superficial deposits, Mass movement, Artificial ground, Linear features

Licencing

BGS Licence

Update Frequency

Periodically

 

Dataset Resources:

Product site
User Guide (pdf)
Information and Guidance (pdf)