BC Gazetteer

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Heritage
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

The Gazetteer of British Columbia is a spreadsheet of all official place names, including feature type, feature code, mapsheet, and latitude & longitude. The Gazetteer is extracted from the BC Geographical Names Information System (BCGNIS), the master database of British Columbia place names. The BC Gazetteer is available as a zipped SHP file, CSV or XLSX. Feature Definitions and a Feature Code and Category Hierarchy are available as pdf from: ftp://ftp.geobc.gov.bc.ca/sections/outgoing/bmgs/Gazetteer/Gazetteer%20documents/. See also BC Geographical Names (https://catalogue.data.gov.bc.ca/dataset/bc-geographical-names) dataset for other formats and download options.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information

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Contact Information

NameCarla Jack (pointOfContact)
EmailCarla.Jack@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationHeritage

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2014-11-19
Record Last Modified 2019-01-15
Resource Status completed