A geography file containing the Anglo-Scottish (England-Scotland) and Anglo-Welsh (England-Wales) land borders. These are the two "home nation" land borders that lie within Great Britain.

They are used in CDRC Maps to highlight the borders when showing data maps. Some CDRC maps may show metrics which are measured slightly differently in different nations and separately indexed, e.g. the Index of Multiple Deprivation, while others may show (for example) Welsh speakers in England, but not in Wales. The addition of these land borders acts as a useful indicator of where the data transition happens.

See a preview here: https://github.com/oobrien/vis/blob/master/general/gb_home_nation_land_borders.json

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Product Borders Geodata
Date Range 2014
Collecting Date 01/10/2014
Data Collector Ordnance Survey
Update Frequency Ad-hoc
Geographical Scales National
Analytical Units Administrative
Data Kind GeoJSON
Bounding box Great Britain
Nation Great Britain
Source URL https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/business-and-government/products/boundary-line.html
Source Ordnance Survey Boundary-Line
Creator Consumer Data Research Centre
Creator Email data@cdrc.ac.uk
Geography URL https://github.com/oobrien/vis/blob/master/general/gb_home_nation_land_borders.json
Attribution Statement Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2014
CDRC Map URL https://maps.cdrc.ac.uk/
Maintainer Consumer Data Research Centre
Maintainer Email data@cdrc.ac.uk

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