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New Shop coming soon

info iconBGS will soon be launching a new shop that will provide access to three existing services and one new one. The ‘BGS Shop’ will replace GeoRecords, GeoReports and the Bookshop, providing one access point to all of the products currently provided through these sites; books, maps, borehole records and bespoke reports. It will also enable a new service, Custom maps, through which you will be able to order a printed 1:50k geological map centred on a location of your choice.


Borehole drilling Order copies of over a million borehole and well records held by the BGS in the National Geoscience Data Centre


Geological Map Online ordering of site specific geoscience reports covering geoscience topics including: ground stability, flooding and radon across Britain


3D Geological Map Create your own custom Synthetic Boreholes, Horizontal Sections and Cross Sections from BGS 3D Geological Models


Browse and purchase the full range of BGS products, including books, maps, guides and much more

Publications catalogue

Download the BGS catalogue of books and maps


OpenGeoscience is a free service where you can view maps, download data, scans, photos and other information.