Digital Geology Ocean Base Layer in MapPlace

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Published by the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources - BC Geological Survey
Licensed under Access Only

Ocean and coastline layer of BC located in the 2005 Geology Group in the maps of MapPlace

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information


To show the ocean and coastline of BC for use with the Geology layers of MapPlace.

Lineage Statement

BC Ocean layer derived and amended from BC Watershed Atlas. Merged coast lines from 1:50K watershed groups into a complete BC coverage. Merged adjacent lines belonging to the came coastal body. Built coast and ocean polygons. Dissolved islands smaller than 5000 square metres into ocean polygons. Removed remaining islands. Removed superfluous attributes.

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Contact Information

NameYao Cui (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
Sub-OrganizationBC Geological Survey

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2014-12-15
Record Last Modified 2019-05-08
Resource Status completed