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Openness rating:
Reason: Content of file appeared to be format "HTML" which receives openness score: 0.
★★★★★  Linked data - data URIs and linked to other data (e.g. RDF)
★★★★☆  Linkable data - served at URIs (e.g. RDF)
★★★☆☆  Structured data in open format (e.g. CSV)
★★☆☆☆  Structured data but proprietry format (e.g. Excel)
★☆☆☆☆  Unstructured data (e.g. PDF)
Score updated: 18/03/2018

Responsible Party: Cranfield Soil and Agrifood Institute, Cranfield University (pointOfContact)


This map of the soils of England is a simplified version of the National Soil Map and has been produced by the National Soil Resources Institute (NSRI) of Cranfield University with support from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. It shows, in simple terms, what the likely soil conditions are at any point in the landscape by reference to one of 27 different broad types of soil

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Dataset Extent

Latitude: 55.8332° to 49.8589°
Longitude: -7.0980° to 2.09756°

Data Resources (1)

LandIS website

Additional Links (2)

Source GEMINI2 record
Source GEMINI2 record (formatted)

Additional Information

Added to 25/09/2013
Theme Environment
Themes (secondary) Mapping
Harvest URL
Harvest date 03/10/2013 13:20
Metadata date 30/9/2013
Extent Latitude: 55.833259° to 49.858951°
Longitude: -7.098008° to 2.097569°
Spatial reference system British National Grid
Dataset reference date 1/5/2001 (publication)
Frequency of update irregular
Responsible party Cranfield Soil and Agrifood Institute, Cranfield University (pointOfContact)
Access constraints (e) intellectual property rights;
ISO19139 resource type dataset
Metadata language English
Temporal coverage No value
Schema/Vocabulary No value
Code list No value
Service Level No value
Coupled Services (none)