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BCGS Geoscience Map

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The BCGS Geoscience Map has all the available provincial datasets including 1:20K TRIM, visible at 1:50K. The map also has DEM Hillshade, LandSat and Aeromag. Geology Maps and Crown Grant rasters are downloadable from this map. Geology layers and reports are displayed by age and rock type. BC Age 2004 (release 3, October 2004).

Exploration Assistant
Exploration Assistant

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This map features 8 Analysis Tools: Location/Gazetteer Searches; Potential for Deposit Discoveries; MINFILE searches by commodity, deposit type or name; Geology by age, lithology and terrain; Mineral Titles by name, owner ID, and dates; a Geochemistry Element section displaying 38 elements; the Image Analysis Toolbox (IAT); and Search Publications.  This map includes Geochemistry Symbol Resizing and Layer Finder tools.

Mineral Titles Map
Mineral Titles Map

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This Provincial Map contains geographic information and Mineral, Placer and Coal tenures; Crown Grant rasters are downloadable. Layers include 1:20K TRIM, DEM Hillshade, LandSat and Aeromag. Mineral Titles maps are available in PDF format.

The MapperWrapper

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Provides the ability to create layers and add map objects, such as lines, polygons, symbols, text and custom grids, to existing MapPlace basemaps. This added information resides only on the client computer and is never transmitted over the Internet. A continuous Internet connection is required to obtain the basemap information such as topographic contours and imagery, as well as, being able to obtain reports from the MapPlace server.

MapBuilder

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The MapBuilder allows simple annotation of maps. Users can add symbols, polylines, polygons, text. The maps can be saved.  A help page is available: MapBuilder Help

 

The ARIS MapBuilder can help fulfill Assessment Report requirements. Enter property name and all associated Tenure ID Numbers (separated by commas) in the form and submit to produce location and claim maps of the property.

MapPlace Lite WMS Viewer
MapPlace Lite WMS Viewer

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The MapPlace Lite WMS Viewer with Web Map Service (WMS) requests is an Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC) compliant application.  This map displays the main geoscience data that MapPlace.ca offers, such as BC Geology, Mineral Occurrences, Assessment Reports, Mineral Tenure, without the use of the MapGuide Viewer.  The WMS service requests (see GetCapabilities) can be used in other WMS compliant viewers.

Link to UTM Projected Maps
BC UTM Zone Projections

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These maps display BC, projected for each of the five UTM zones in the province. UTM zone projections are useful viewing smaller areas at medium to large scales, and for obtaining UTM coordinates. The UTM Zone maps also link to the other zone maps through the right-click-popup menu.

 

Click the map at the left to go directly to a UTM Projected Map.

BC Base Map and Imagery Data
BC Base Map and Imagery Data

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Base Map Online Store (BMOS) - an online service to order and purchase Land and Resource products from GeoBC.

 

BMOS currently offers:


Base Map Data:
TRIM mapsheets, Enhanced Basemap mapsheets, and Aerotriangulation Data; MASCOT Geodetic Control Monuments; BCACS GPS Corrections; Gridded DEM; Hillshaded DEM


Imagery: Hard Copy and Scanned Air Photos; TRIM Orthophotos and Orthophoto Mosaics; Satellite Orthos; Canned Stereo Models

Links to Other Internet Sites with Maps

 

Links to other data sources, maps and information

 

For questions or more information on geology and minerals in British Columbia please contact GSB Mailbox or use the toll free number (B.C. residents only).

BC Geological Survey Home Page