Coastal BC Anchorages

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

The location of safe anchorages in coastal British Columbia

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.2° to 55.5°
Longitude: -132.6° to -122.4°

Additional Information

Purpose

To show the location of all safe anchorages along coastal British Columbia that will aid in the planning and support for emergency response along the coast as well as safe harbours for marine boaters

Lineage Statement

Resource information is collected using peer-reviewed provincial Resource Information Standards Committee (RISC) which include standards for data management and analysis.

Contact Information

NameGeoBC Inquiries (pointOfContact)
EmailGeoBCInfo@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationGeoBC

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_ENVIRONMENTAL_MONITORING.CHRA_ANCHORAGES_POINT

Short Name: ANCHORA_PN
Comments: ANCHORAGE POINT represents the location of coastal British Columbia anchorages.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
ANCHORAGE_ID ANCHORA_ID NUMBER 8 A unique numeric identifier assigned to this grid line.
FEATURE_CODE F_CODE VARCHAR2 10 An alphanumeric code used to identify a feature component. All CCSM feature codes are generated according to the Canadian Council on Survey and Mapping (CCSM) Draft Standard on feature code classification.
RELATIVE_IMPORTANCE REL_IMPORT NUMBER 1 Relative Importance of this feature. Rated from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
RELATIVE_ABUNDANCE REL_ABUNDA NUMBER 1 Relative Abundance of this feature. Rated from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
NAME NAME VARCHAR2 50 NAME is the full name of anchorage.
DESCRIPTION DESCRPT VARCHAR2 100 DESCRIPTION is the description of the anchorage.
LOCATION LOCATION VARCHAR2 100 LOCATION is the description of the anchorage location.
ANCHORAGE_TYPE ANCHORA_TY VARCHAR2 5 ANCHORAGE TYPE is a code describing the type of anchorage.
COMMENTS COMMENTS VARCHAR2 150 COMMENTS are comments specific to feature.
DATA_SOURCE DATA_SRC VARCHAR2 50 DATA SOURCE describes the source from which the feature was derived. DATA SOURCE can be CHS Charts and other maps, mapbooks, streetmaps, private industry publications, focus groups, various published commonly-used directories or BC Ministry's or Municipality's published works. Any of these sources may be listed using their full name or, optionally, under their commonly-known acronym i.e. CC TRI (Central Coast Tourism Resource Inventory) or NC DD (North Coast Docks and Destinations).
SOURCE_PROJECT SRC_PRJ VARCHAR2 15 SOURCE PROJECT is the coastal mapping region or project from which this feature was derived.Domain SOURCE PROJECT, for values and meaning, is applied to this field.
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.