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The MapPlace - BC Geology Map Index & BCGS Metadata Catalogue (formerly known as the BCGS CGKN Data Catalogue)

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Details: This map displays footprints for BC Geological Survey (BCGS) Publications.  These include coverages for Bedrock maps, MINFILE publications, Regional Geochemical Surveys and Surficial Mapping.  Many of the footprints are linked directly (double-click) to the online reports or indirectly through tabular reports (select footprints, reports). See also GSC & GSB Geology Indexes (Mixer Map).



September 2015:  The Government of Canada discontinued the GeoConnections Discovery Portal and CGKN Data Catalogue.  The BC Geological Survey will continue to maintain the BC component of the CGKN Data Catalogue.  The Government of Canada site now points to GeoGratis and for current information on geospatial products and services. 



Publication Links:


Canadian Geoscience Knowledge Network
CGKN Data Catalogue (May 12, 2004 to 2015 - has been discontinued)
A comprehensive metadata catalogue and a search engine to facilitate discovery of geoscience data, maps and publications from federal, provincial and territorial geoscience agencies.  The BC Geological Survey will continue to maintain the BC component of the CGKN Data Catalogue.


GeoConnections Discovery Portal (has been discontinued as of 2015) Discover maps, satellite images, data publications and other geospatial data provided by Canadian and international organizations.  The Portal also has Web Services; Links to Canadian and international organizations that provide geospatial data, services and expertise; and Other Services and Resources.


Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) (has been discontinued as of 2015) 


BC Data Catalogue (formerly known as Data Discovery Service)
Provides a single window to a diverse set of datasets, applications and web services, including geographic data from the BC Geographic Warehouse.


GEOSCAN Database of Geological Survey of Canada Publications
GEOSCAN is a bibliographic database containing more than 40 000 records covering all the publications of the Geological Survey of Canada. Contributions by GSC staff to external publications have been included since 1986.


BC Geological Survey Publication Catalogue



View BC Geology Map Index


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