Airphoto Flightlines

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - GeoBC
Licensed under Access Only

A set of lines representing the flight paths flown for all air photo film rolls catalogued in the provincial collection, dating back to 1963.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Contact Information

NameAngus Christian (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

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Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2017-11-15
Record Last Modified 2020-11-03
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: PHOTO_F_LN
Comments: Annual layers of air photo flight lines and associated metadata representing the path of the aircraft between exposures.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
PHOTO_FLIGHTLINE_ID FLT_LNE_ID NUMBER 10 PHOTO_FLIGHTLINE_ID is a system generated unique identification number.
PHOTO_YEAR PHOTO_YEAR NUMBER 4 PHOTO_YEAR is the operational year to which this photograph is assigned.
FILM_ROLL FILM_ROLL VARCHAR2 20 FILM_ROLL is a BC Government film roll identifier, e.g., bc5624.
FLIGHT_LINE_SEGMENT_ID SEG_ID NUMBER 10 FLIGHT_LINE_SEGMENT_ID is the unique identifier for the section of flight line representing a continuous sequence of exposures.
FEATURE_LENGTH_M FEAT_LEN NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters.
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 1 SHAPE is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000 SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.