Coastal BC Marine Navigation Aids

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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 locations of coastal British Columbia marine navigation aids

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information


To show the locations of marine navigation aids along coastal British Columbia that will aid in the planning and support for emergency response along the coast

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)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2011-10-12
Record Last Modified 2020-11-03
Resource Status completed

Object Description


Short Name: NAV_AID_PN
Comments: NAVIGATIONAL AID POINT represents the location of coastal British Columbia navigation aids.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
NAVIGATIONAL_AID_ID NAV_AID_ID NUMBER 8 A unique numeric identifier assigned to this navigation aid.
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.
NAVIGATIONAL_AID_TYPE NAV_AID_TY VARCHAR2 35 NAVIGATIONAL AIDE TYPE is a short description of the type of navigational aide.
LOCATION LOCATION VARCHAR2 50 LOCATION is the description of the navigational aid location.
DATA_SOURCE DATA_SRC VARCHAR2 20 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.
COMMENTS COMMENTS VARCHAR2 10 COMMENTS are comments specific to feature.
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.