NTS 250K Grid - Digital Baseline Mapping at 1:250,000 (NTS)

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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

Index Grid for NTS 1:250,000 scale maps

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 47.4° to 60.7°
Longitude: -140.4° to -110.3°

Additional Information

Purpose

Topographic mapping, resource inventory mapping, regional land use mapping.

Lineage Statement

Planimetric positional data represents a structuring of digitally scanned National Topographic Series mapsheet layers. Elevation data was created thorugh interpolation and extrapolation from the scanned contour layer. DATA SOURCE SIZE : 84 sheets GEO COVERAGE : Full coverage of province.

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 2019-05-02
Resource Status completed

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_BASEMAPPING.NTS_250K_GRID

Short Name: 250K_GRID

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
FCODE FCODE VARCHAR2 10
MAP_TILE MAP_TILE VARCHAR2 32
MAP_TILE_DISPLAY_NAME MAP_NAME VARCHAR2 32
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.
FEATURE_AREA_SQM NUMBER 19 FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters
FEATURE_LENGTH_M NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters