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Map Generator

Download your own maps with the Map Generator.

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Map viewers

Our map viewers show some of the geological information SGU is able to offer.

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Mineral Resources Information Office

A regional office of SGU whose main function is to provide services to exploration companies.

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— EuroGeoSurveys (EGS), an association of national geological surveys across Europe.

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The Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) is the expert agency for issues relating to soil, bedrock and groundwater in Sweden.



Geochemical mapping of agricultural soils of Europe

The GEMAS project provides geochemical data for the agricultural soil and grazing soil of Europe.

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Geomap – our knowledge in your phone

With our application Geomap you get easy access to some of our databases wherever you are.

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Video: 3D model of the bedrock north-east of lake Vänern

SGU has produced a video of a 3D model of the frontal part of the Sveconorwegian orogen south-central Sweden.




The February 2014 issue of Exploration Newsletter is here

News about exploration and mining activities in Sweden.







SGU’s most important task is to provide the geological information which society needs. To that end, our geologists and geophysicists travel throughout Sweden in spring, summer and autumn, studying bedrock, superficial deposits and groundwater. 
Photo: Robert Lagerbäck.


Geological Survey of Sweden, Box 670, 751 28 Uppsala, tel: +46 18 17 90 00, fax: +46 17 92 10, e-mail: