Orthophoto Tile Points

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - GeoBC
Licensed under Access Only

A set of points representing the image centres of all individual orthophotos from the provincial collection that are available for sale to the public.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information

Contact Information

NameAngus Christian (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 2017-11-15
Record Last Modified 2020-11-03
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: ORTHO_T_PT
Comments: Annual layers of map tile centroid points and associated metadata representing orthophotos available for purchase.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
ORTHOPHOTO_TILE_POINT_ID OP_PT_ID NUMBER 10 ORTHOPHOTO_TILE_POINT_ID is a system generated unique identification number.
GEOEXTENT_MAPSHEET GXTNT_MPST VARCHAR2 20 GEOEXTENT_MAPSHEET identifies the BCGS map sheet or other map sheet grid system tile name which contains the centroid point, e.g., 092b034.
FILENAME FILENAME VARCHAR2 100 FILENAME is the standard filename for the image, e.g., bc_092h007_xc500mm_utm10_2015.tif.
OWNER OWNER VARCHAR2 50 OWNER identifies the intellectual property owner of the image, e.g., Province of BC.
YEAR_OPERATIONAL YR_PRTNL NUMBER 4 YEAR is the operational year assigned to the photography from which this image has been compiled.
PROJECTION PROJECTION VARCHAR2 20 PROJECTION describes the native projection of the geo-referenced image, e.g., utm10.
RESOLUTION RESOLUTION VARCHAR2 20 RESOLUTION describes the distance on the ground represented by a single pixel in the image, e.g., 0.5 metre.
COLOUR_CONTENT COLOUR VARCHAR2 100 COLOUR_CONTENT describes the colour content of the image and any specific enhancements that may have been applied, e.g., colour - beetle-kill enhanced.
MAP_SYSTEM_GRID GRID VARCHAR2 30 MAP_SYSTEM_GRID identifies the specific map system grid into which the image is tiled, e.g., BCGS 1:5000.
RESTRICTED_IND RESTRICTED VARCHAR2 1 RESTRICTED_IND indicates if this image's geometry and metadata should not be exposed for viewing, i.e., Y, N.
ENHANCED_IND ENHANCED VARCHAR2 1 ENHANCED_IND indicates if any non-standard image processing has been applied to this image, i.e., Y, N.
THUMBNAIL_IMAGE_URL THMBNL_MGL VARCHAR2 500 THUMBNAIL_IMAGE_URL is a hyperlink to the 1/16th resolution thumbnail version of this image.
IDT_ID IDT_ID NUMBER 10 IDT _ID is a unique catalogue identifier used in the Image Discovery Tool, which is now retired.
PRODUCT_CODE PROD_CODE NUMBER 4 PRODUCT_CODE is a numeric product type identifier.
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 1 SHAPE is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.
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.