OS VectorMap® District is a contextual or backdrop map data product that can be customised by selecting and styling geographic features to deliver the best presentation for your own data and location information.
What does OS VectorMap District offer?
- Mid. scale - regional
- Backdrop maps
This is a mid-scale digital vector and raster map data product that provides a district resolution view of the landscape.
The product provides a 'zoom-stack' of contextual products covering Great Britain, from a high level 'at a glance' view down to the 'zoomed in' view of OS VectorMap Local.
It supports a wide range of customer applications that use geographic information including:
- asset management
- clearly displaying your business location
- flood assessments for councils
- risk management, such as for fire services
- supporting interactive web applications
What features does it include?
The topographic features are generalised representations of real-world objects that include:
- hydrology and a selection of land cover features.
The product's non-topographical features include administrative and electoral boundaries, cartographic text and symbols.
March 2013: OS VectorMap District is now a fully maintained Ordnance Survey product.