BGS linked data

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is the United Kingdom's premier centre for earth science information and expertise.

This data is published as part of BGS OpenGeoscience.

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  • /Geochronology

    BGS geochronology and chronostratigraphy

  • /EarthMaterialClass

    Classifies all types of earth material or other substance that may be recorded in a geological log or section. (RCSv3)

  • /Lexicon

    BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units

  • /625KGeologyMap

    BGS 1:625000 Digital Geological Map (DigMapGB)

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