BC Major Watersheds

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

Major watersheds of BC tagged with the first 3 digits of the Watershed Code (e.g.: 920)

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 47.7° to 60.6°
Longitude: -139.1° to -110.4°

Additional Information

Purpose

Topographic mapping, resource inventory mapping, regional land use mapping.

Lineage Statement

unknown

Contact Information

NameGeoBC Inquiries (pointOfContact)
EmailGeoBCInfo@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationGeoBC
NameNRCan Geogratis (custodian)
EmailNRCan.geogratis-geogratis.RNCan@canada.ca
OrganizationGovernment of Canada
Sub-OrganizationNatural Resources Canada

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2011-03-09
Record Last Modified 2019-09-05
Resource Status completed

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_BASEMAPPING.BC_MAJOR_WATERSHEDS

Short Name: MJR_WTRSHD

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
AREA AREA NUMBER 18
PERIMETER PERIMETER NUMBER 18
MAJOR_WATERSHED_CODE MJR_WTRSHD VARCHAR2 3
MAJOR_WATERSHED_SYSTEM MJR_WTRSHM VARCHAR2 30
FCODE FCODE VARCHAR2 10
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 1 GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a required attribute of feature classes and object classes in a geodatabase.
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.
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