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OS VectorMap District support

OS VectorMap District is a backdrop map which can be displayed at scales of 1:15 000 to 1:30 000. It is available in both raster and vector formats.

Getting started

OS VectorMap District is a free mapping dataset designed for providing contextual mapping output on paper, PCs, hand-held devices or the internet.

Getting started guide (PDF)

This getting started guide covers both variants of the OS VectorMap District product. It is available as a raster and vector product offering.

Product guide (PDF)

The product guide gives guidelines and advice on how a customer might derive the maximum benefit from OS VectorMap District.

Simple guide (PDF)

This is a simple user guide for those with no previous knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS).

Simple guide (raster map) (PDF)

This is a simple user guide for the raster map aimed at those with no previous knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS).

Technical specification (PDF)

The OS VectorMap District technical specification contains detailed technical information and data format specification.

Full colour legend (PDF)

A full-style colour legend for OS VectorMap District.

Backdrop-style legend (PDF)

A backdrop-style legend for OS VectorMap District.

XML schema (XML)

XML schema for OS VectorMap District.

OS VectorMap District

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