COALFILE Search

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Published by the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources - BC Geological Survey
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The online COALFILE Search application is updated periodically as new reports become available. Searches include COALFILE Number, Report Year, Coal Field and NTS Map. Results include links to Coal Assessment Reports, Boreholes, Bulk Samples, Trenches, MINFILE, MapPlace, and KML files for use in Google Earth. The COALFILE database indexing 1012 Coal Assessment Reports and data from exploration and development properties across British Columbia is available for download and viewing in MapPlace. The information contained in COALFILE is stored as a relational database and includes spatial data for 15,698 boreholes, 546 bulk samples, 3645 trenches, 5313 maps, and 1905 links to MINFILE.

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NameJanet Riddell (businessExpert)
EmailJanet.Riddell@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
Sub-OrganizationBC Geological Survey
NameLarry Jones (custodian)
EmailLarry.Jones@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
Sub-OrganizationBC Geological Survey
NameJessica Norris (pointOfContact)
EmailJessica.Norris@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
Sub-OrganizationBC Geological Survey

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Who can access this application? Public

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Record Published 2015-08-13
Record Last Modified 2019-02-11
Resource Status completed