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OS Terrain 5

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  • OS Terrain 5 and OS MasterMap Imagery Layer
  • OS Terrain 5 and OS MasterMap Topography Layer
  • OS Terrain 5 and OS MasterMap Imagery Layer
  • OS Terrain 5 with OS MasterMap Imagery Layer and Topography Layer BHA

Regularly updated in line with other large-scale datasets, OS Terrain 5 explicitly models significant features such as roads, railways, quarries and lakes. It offers a typical accuracy exceeding 2 m RMSE.

OS Terrain 5

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OS Terrain 5

Benefits and key features

If you are using OS MasterMap Topography Layer, you will not find another height product with this level of consistency and currency.

  • Understand and communicate the visual impact of planned development.
  • Plan coastal protection measures and model what-if scenarios with confidence.
  • Get your message across with real-world, three-dimensional modelling.
  • Analyse wind speed, signal propagation and flood risk.
  • Identify gradients and access to planned developments for transport and utilities infrastructure.

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Unrivalled currency

OS Terrain 5 is regularly updated from the same source imagery as our large-scale data. This ensures that our representation of changes to real world features are synchronised across our product portfolio.

Unrivalled currency

Targeted accuracy

Explicit modelling of significant landscape features such as roads, railways, slopes, quarries and lakes and a typical accuracy exceeding 2 m RMSE ensures a reliable representation of high-value features throughout Great Britain.

Targeted accuracy

Affordable

With both 5 m grid and 5 m contours in GML, Esri shape and ASCII grid for one price, OS Terrain 5 puts the detailed analysis of Great Britain’s landscape within reach. Find out more about how to license OS Terrain 5.

Affordable

OS Terrain 5

Licensing choices

You can license OS Terrain 5 under a range of different contractual terms, tailored to how you wish to use it.

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OS Terrain 5

Specifications

Key features What this product offers
FormatGML 3.2 and ASCII grid for DTM, GML 3.2 and Esri shapefile for contours.
ResolutionGrid: 5m post spacing. Contours: vertical interval of 5m.
Tile size5km x 5km
Scale1:10 000
SupplyDownload (annual contract)
Update frequencyQuarterly – January, April, July and October
CoverageGreat Britain

OS Terrain 5

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