BC Hexagonal Grid
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To provide a hexagonal grid of BC. This grid is used for linking with aggregated data related to broadband internet service availability, but can also be used for other mapping purposes as required.
The boundary used to cut the hexagons at the provincial border is based on Government of Canada data.
This data is derived from the Hexagonal Grid of Canada provided by the Government of Canada under the Open Government Licence - Canada. It is based upon the historical Spectrum Management Grid Cells which were previously used by Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada for Spectrum licensing and management activities.
|Name||Margaret Waldstein (pointOfContact)|
|Organization||Ministry 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|
|Record Last Modified||2019-01-11|
Object Name: WHSE_BASEMAPPING.GRID_HEX_CDN_25_SQKM_SP
Short Name: HEX_25SQKM
Comments: Hexagonal coverage for the province of British Columbia
|Column Name||Short Name||Data Type||Data Precision||Comments|
|GRID_HC25_SYSID||HC25_SYSID||NUMBER||10||GRID_HC25_SYSID is a system generated unique identification number|
|HEX_CODE_ID||HX_CD_ID||VARCHAR2||12||This code identifies each individual BC hexagon|
|FEATURE_AREA_SQM||FEAT_AREA||NUMBER||19||FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters.|
|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||ANNO_CAD||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.|