Vector Map Data Products

All our vector map data products provide an unprecedented level of authority. They are offered at different nominal scales depending on the geographic extent covered. They also come with different combinations of GIS map data feature layers.

We provide users with the map data components necessary to make world leading, authoritative, and engaging maps for a variety of purposes.

To choose the product that’s right for you refer to the table below and then click on the relevant ‘Explorer’ product name.


Explorer Product Nominal Scale Coordinate System Coverage No of feature codes Update Schedule
World Explorer Premium 1:5,000,000 WGS84 Global Full Set (429) Quarterly (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
World Explorer Regular 1:5,000,000 WGS84 Global Simplified (63) Biannual (Mar, Sep)
Mobile Coverage Explorer 1:5,000,000 WGS84 Global Full set (3) Annual (Jan)
World Midscales Explorer 1:1,000,000 WGS84 See interactive map on World Midscales Explorer page for data extent. 653 Annual (Sep)
UK & Ireland Explorer 1:200,000 British National Grid United kingdom, Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel Islands Full Set (380) Annual (Mar)
UK Postcodes 1:200,000 British National Grid United kingdom, Isle of Man, Channel Islands Full Set (2) Biannual (Apr, Oct)
Greater London Streets Explorer 1:20,000 British National Grid Slough to Thurrock, Welwyn Hatfield to Crawley Full Set (401) Annual (Jan)