BC Tourism Centres

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Published by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture - Tourism
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Point file of British Columbia Tourism Centre locations

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information


Identify locations of Touirsm Visitor Centres around the province.

Contact Information

NameBruce Whyte (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Tourism, Arts and Culture

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2014-12-11
Record Last Modified 2020-05-07
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: RST_TVC
Comments: TOURISM VISITOR CENTRE SP represents tourism visitor centre locations. This is a point layer.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
TOURISM_VISITOR_CENTRE_ID TVC_ID VARCHAR2 10 TOURISM VISITOR CENTRE ID is a user maintained unique identification number. e.g., 1
TOURISM_VISITOR_CENTRE_NAME NAME VARCHAR2 254 TOURISM VISITOR CENTRE NAME is the name of visitor centre, usually describing the location of the centre. The visitor centres are operated by either the province or community organizations. e.g., Dawson Creek Visitor Centre
TOURISM_VISITOR_CENTRE_CLASS CLASS VARCHAR2 50 TOURISM VISITOR CENTRE CLASS describes whether the visitor centre is operated by the Province or a community organization. e.g., Province or Community
LOCALITY LOCALITY VARCHAR2 254 LOCALITY is the name of the municipality or community where the visitor centre is located. e.g., Williams Lake
LATITUDE LATITUDE NUMBER 8 LATITUDE is the geographic coordinate, in decimal degrees (dd.dddddd), of the location of the feature as measured from the equator, e.g., 55.323653
LONGITUDE LONGITUDE NUMBER 10 LONGITUDE is the geographic coordinate, in decimal degrees (dd.dddddd), of the location of the feature as measured from the prime meridian, e.g., -123.093544
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.