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Details: Data on 988 reports, 15384 boreholes, 545 bulk samples, 3640 trenches, 1010 maps, and 1872 links to MINFILE are contained in an updated COALFILE MS Access Table available in the download file  COALFILE2016.ZIP (1.8 Mb). 


Date of last update: November 23, 2016.


Other links: Geospatial Data Downloads


  • Coal Home Page
  • Coal Data and Reports
  • The MapPlace Coal Map
  • Coal in British Columbia - Paper by Barry Ryan
  • Coalbed Methane