iGeology is a free smartphone app that lets you take over 500 geological maps of Britain wherever you go to discover the landscape beneath your feet. Available for iPhone/iPad, Android and Kindle Fire.
If you're heading to the coast this summer hoping to do a bit of rock spotting, you can use our handy top ten list of geological coastal holiday destinations around Britain to find your nearest places of interest.
‘Fantastic to have this information at your fingertips. I use it regularly in my job as a wildlife and natural history interpreter — thank you NERC.’
‘Excellent — if you are interested in rocks (and who isn't?) You will love this!’
‘This is a super app for reviewing the geology of Britain. It is easy to use, contains a wealth of accurate data — and it's free! Thoroughly recommended.’
The award was presented to the BGS lead developer by Jack Dangermond CEO (right) and founder of ESRI.
iGeology picked up the third best app in ESRI’s Storytelling with Maps competition.
Get direct access to detailed information about the geology all around you. Tapping the map reveals the bedrock and superficial geology as well as explaining how certain features were formed.
Customised geological reports can be generated for any location within the UK. Learn more about radon risks and natural subsidence directly from your device.
With iGeology you can access the BGS National Geoscience Data Centre collection of over one million onshore scanned borehole, shaft and well records.
Keep in touch with all the news and events happening at the British Geological Survey.
Access geological information even with no network connection. Simply navigate to the area before heading out into the field and iGeology will locally cache it for you.
Contact Enquiries for more information.