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Geology of Britain Viewer
Entry ID: geologyOfBritain_viewer


Summary
Abstract: This simple Geology of Britain viewer helps you explore the geology around where you live. Pan and zoom to where you live, click on an area of interest and reveal the rocks beneath your feet. The geology map is available at two scales 1:625 000 scale (small scale) and 1:50 000 scale (medium scale). As you move the vertical slider upwards the map detail changes from small scale to medium scale data as you zoom further into an area of interest. Move the horizontal transparency slider to the right to increase the colors of the geological map. You can also show a satellite photographs by clicking on the Imagery button.

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Description: Access data sets from the British Geological Survey.
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Service Citation
Originators: British Geological Survey
Title: Geology of Britain Viewer
Provider: British Geological Survey
URL: http://www.bgs.ac.uk/discoveringGeology/geologyOfBritain/viewer.html
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
Quality The BGS provides no warranty as to the quality, accuracy, completeness of this free map data or the medium on which it is supplied. This includes any warranty as to the continued provision of material or that the material taken from this site is compatible with your computer system and/or any other data with which the material is to be used.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The Geology of Britain Viewer is intended for non-commercial use e.g. private study, research and educational activities.
Service Provider
BGS > British Geological Survey Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.bgs.ac.uk/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Phone: 44-131-667-1000
Fax: 44-131-667-1877
Email: ukeqs at bgs.ac.uk
Contact Address:
MURCHISON HOUSE
WEST MAINS ROAD
City: EDINBURGH
Postal Code: EH9 3LA
Country: SCOTLAND
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 44-131-667-1000
Fax: 44-131-667-1877
Email: ukeqs at bgs.ac.uk
Contact Address:
MURCHISON HOUSE
WEST MAINS ROAD
City: EDINBURGH
Postal Code: EH9 3LA
Country: SCOTLAND
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2011-09-07
SERF Last Revision Date: 2015-11-19


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