- Element Transparency
- Geology Transparency
Move around the map by left-clicking and dragging the mouse in the direction you
wish to travel. To zoom in or out of the map, use the vertical slider on the left
of the map. Alternatively, you can use the mouse wheel to zoom in and out of the
Change current element/geology
Click on the 'Current element' or 'Current geology' drop-down buttons and select
from the list of available elements and geology layers.
View a key for the current element
Click on the 'Element Key' button to see a key for the current element.
Query the visible geology
Click on the map to return descriptions of the geology shown at that location. Clicking
on the description will open the BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units, providing further
Change the basemap
Click on the 'Switch Basemap' button to choose from a list of available basemaps,
including street maps and aerial photographs.
Change layer transparency
Use the horizontal sliders on the bottom of the map to alter the transparency of
the current element or the geology layer(s).
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