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Meridian 2

Meridian 2 has a nominal scale of 1:50 000 and allows you to customise its communication and topographic themes to fit with your digital map requirements.


  • Mid. scale - regional

Data use

  • Backdrop

Data format

  • Vector

The product is designed so that you can create your own mid-scale backdrop maps or to undertake basic geographical analysis.

A vector product, Meridian 2 is supplied as a dataset covering the whole of Great Britain containing developed land-use areas, rivers and canals, roads, railways and coastline.

This digital mapping, its clarity enhanced by experienced cartographers, is a entry-level product for applications such as route-planning at a regional level.

Suggested uses

  • Environmental analysis
  • Major roads route planning
  • Site location for retail or wholesale trades

In January 2013 we introduced small specification and styling changes.

See also

Case studies

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Need more information?

If you want more details, there are a few options for you. You can contact us directly and talk to one of our Sales Advisers, or you can visit our comprehensive product support area that has lots of useful information and details about our products.

Contact us today

For technical support, visit our Meridian 2 support page or visit our OpenData support page.

How to use our data

We provide the most accurate and up-to-date geographic data in Great Britain.

Our data will need to be integrated in a Geographic Information System (GIS) to allow you to view, edit, overlay and manage different data formats and sources.

Our products, depending on their formats, will require different software. Some also require translation tools so please check with the system providers for the products you are interested in.

Have a look at our partner pages to learn more about solutions and services offered by our licensed partners.

Try it now

If you would like to start using this product straight away, please make use of the following options to get the most from OS OpenData:

  • Order the product to use in your GIS (Geographical Information System) and receive via a download or despatched to you on a DVD.
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