• Field slips
  • Standards
  • DiGMapNI 10k

Current geological survey is performed at a nominal scale of 1:10,000 on maps referred to as fieldslips. Fieldslips contain all available working observations and data for a particular area. Fieldslips may be accompanied by field notebooks containing additional detailed information. Old series fieldslips were produced at 1:10,560. Access to fieldslips and notebooks is through the enquiry service.

Field slips - 1st Series

10k fieldslips
1st series fieldsips contain much useful bedrock geological and historical information.

Field slips - resurvey

10k fieldslips
Resurvey fieldslips contain detailed information relating to bedrock and superficial deposits.


10k Geological Standard
Standards are 'clean copies' of the resurvey fieldslips and contain all the pertinent information at this scale.

DiGMapNI 10k

DiGMapNI 10k
The production of seamless digital map coverage at 1:10,000 scale is ongoing. The first release of DiGMapNI 10k is planned for summer 2012.

DiGMapNI10k will be released in four themes:

  • Bedrock
  • Superficial
  • Artificial
  • Mass movement

For map coverage and availability see the pages on mapping status.

For more information on licensing digital data visit contact the GSNI Information Delivery Team.

Published: 25th November 2011
Last Updated: 25th November 2011