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Details: These links can be added to Google Earth to view BC data with URL links to more details. This service requires downloading of the Google Earth client, available at: earth.google.com. Click the image or .kmz file link and Open with Google Earth. The links can also be Saved as a file and opened or dropped into Google Earth.
Hints: Too much tilt may reduce data visibility. Keep active layers to a minimum. If it takes awhile to see the image, zooming closer helps. If your laptop freezes, the video card may not be supported; go to Tools, Options and try Graphics Mode DirectX. Opacity of raster images can be adjusted. Google Earth requires a relatively fast Internet connection and computer.
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This file shows Operating Mines in BC from the MINFILE Database.
This file shows Faults in BC from the Digital Geological Map.
This file shows Terranes in BC from the Digital Geological Map.
These files show the Lucky Ship Property, which is an example of how users can display project data.
Data are compliments of Don MacIntyre and New Cantech.
MINFILE ARISBuild KML
A Google Earth display is available for each ASTER image in Image Analysis Tool. For details see the IAT page and Fieldwork 2005, page 293.
Access the ASTER displays by clicking on the Google Earth button of the ASTER IAT panel and turning on the ASTER layer.
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).