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MapPlace Updates from May 1999 to December 2003

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Date Comment Link
Updates 1999-2003, 20042005, 2006-20082009-2012
Dec. 10, 2003 Added note on How do I get Geospatial Data? to FAQs #28. FAQ
Dec. 5, 2003 Modified Home page with First Time Users ... link. MapPlace.ca
Dec. 4, 2003 Added link to Digital Mineral Titles Reference Maps. Geospatial Downloads
Mineral Titles Details
Dec. 2, 2003 Added links to CGKN Data Catalogue and Canadian Geoscience Publications Directory (CGPD). Map Indexes
Dec. 2, 2003 Added Sedimentary Thickness of QCI Basin to Offshore Map Gallery. Offshore Oil & Gas Map
Dec. 1, 2003 Added Biogeoclimatic Zones of BC link to Links page. Links
Dec. 1, 2003 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Nov. 19, 2003 Added GeoBase Portal link to Links page. Links
Nov. 18, 2003 Updated Map Server to MapGuide 6.3. MapPlace.ca
Nov. 17, 2003 Added Focused Survey footprints to Geological Index Map and linked RGS and focused geochemical surveys to Reference Pages. Geological Index Map
Oct. 31, 2003 Added third release of preliminary Digital Geology Maps (NN10). Geospatial Downloads
Oct. 31, 2003 Added Shoreline Units to Offshore Map Gallery. Offshore Oil & Gas Map
Oct. 23, 2003 Added 107 bird and marine mammal layers from Coastal Resource Information Management System (CRIMS). Offshore Oil & Gas Map
Oct. 16, 2003 Added Water Wells layer and linked wells to on-line Water Well database. Available Maps
General BC Map
Oct. 14, 2003 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Oct. 8, 2003 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data. All maps
Oct. 6, 2003 Repaired TRIM Roads 1:20K (<100K) to include missing roads in some map areas. Available Maps
Selected Theme Maps
Oct. 6, 2003 New Historic Mines Production layer and report added to the Mineral Economy map.  Some locations link to Site Visit reports. Mineral Activity Maps
Mineral Economy Map
Oct. 3, 2003 Updated Aquifers. All maps
Oct. 2, 2003 Updated LRMP areas, including links to Regional Land Use Plans. All maps
Sep. 30, 2003 Updated Terrain & Soils links page with: Canadian Soil Information System (CanSIS) from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Terrain & Soils Links
Sep. 24, 2003 Added Mineral Resource Assessment Level 2 (June 2003) layer with reports and downloads to all maps. Available Maps
Selected Theme Maps
Sep. 23, 2003 Linked each park to descriptions by BC Parks. All maps
Sep. 23, 2003 Added Environment Canada Climate Stations, with links to station details, to Offshore, BCGS Geology, Exploration Assistant and Mineral Titles maps.   Offshore Oil & Gas Map
Available maps
Sep. 22, 2003 Added 50 Coal Assessment Report links in Telkwa Coalfield and to Coal Map. Coal Map
Sep. 18, 2003 Updated Petroleum Tenure. Petroleum Map
Sep. 18, 2003 Updated Geospatial Download and Link pages with link to NASA Landsat zulu.ssc.nasa.gov/mrsid/. Geospatial Downloads
Links
Sep. 15, 2003 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Sep. 5, 2003 Added A Practical Guide to GPS - UTM to Links page. Links
Sep. 4, 2003 Updated Data Posted table with comment that claim recording and forfeiture updates are not current, please contact Gold Commissioner for current status. Data Posted
August 28, 2003 Updated links page with www.BeyondGeo.com, a service  offering publication of interactive maps and databases on the Internet. Links
August 27, 2003 Updated Geospatial Download page with link to Magnetic Data (1km Grid) for Canada. Geospatial Downloads
August 26, 2003 Add new layers to link to Coal and Placer Title PDF maps.  Use Coal or Placer Titles PDF 1:250K Grid layers in File Download Layers; double-click the 1:250K map to link to table of maps. Available maps
August 25, 2003 Updated Index to Mineral Titles PDF maps to include 082M, 082K, 083C-E, 092P, 093A, 094A, 094H, and 104H map areas.  Use Mineral Titles PDF 1:20K Grid layer (visible below 1:2M scale) in File Download Layers; double-click the 1:20K map to link directly to the PDF map. Available maps
August 20, 2003 Mining Economy Map: updated all LRMP areas; added BC Municipalities; Mineral Resource Assessment Level 1 1996; rearranged base data (water, transport, borders). Mineral Activity Maps
August 19, 2003 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
August 14, 2003 Added note on MapGuide and Windows XP to FAQs #27. FAQ
August 14, 2003 Added an Islands and Other water features layers (visible to <20K) to the BCGS map. The Islands layer should be turned on with the Coastline layer to display islands. The Islands layer also includes islands in lakes and rivers, not just coastal islands. BCGS Geology Map
August 14, 2003 Added link to Map showing mineral, placer and coal tenures, parks and mineral NSRs. and other Mineral Titles Links in Mineral Titles Details page. Mineral Titles Details
August 11, 2003 Updated Petroleum Tenure. Petroleum Map
August 6, 2003 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data.  Updated ARIS reports and added new ARIS Data Dump to Excel report. All maps
August 1, 2003 Added Complete Configured MINFILE/pc database files (17MB) for download.  MINFILE Downloads
July 31, 2003 Updated Complete RGS database files for download. Complete RGS Downloads
July 25, 2003 Updated MINFILE DBF files for download. Geospatial Downloads
MINFILE Metadata
July 24, 2003 Added Bathymetry contours (250K) layer, available below 1:1M scale. Available maps
July 24, 2003 Added Strategic Land Use Plans Information and Monitoring site to Links page. Links
July 22, 2003 Updated Fort Fraser 93K RGS57 Geochemistry page with data downloads.  Data has not been posted to MapPlace yet. Fort Fraser RGS57
June 27, 2003 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
June 27, 2003 Updated Petroleum Tenure. Petroleum Map
June 26, 2003 Added new Rivers with Fisheries Report with link to Fisheries Information Summary System reports; 1:50K Rivers and Lakes layers also link to this report. Available maps
June 25, 2003 Added new Aboriginal Community layer with link to DIANA First Nation Profiles reports. Available maps
June 23, 2003 Added link to Metadata for Atlas of Canada base data on Geospatial Downloads. Geospatial Downloads
June 17, 2003 Added new BC Mineral Economy map with Electoral Boundary, Exploration, Development, Mine & Reclamation; Project & Operations by Sector; Development & Reclamation Constraining Issues  layers and BC Mining Economy Reports. Mineral Activity Maps
Mineral Economy Map
June 17, 2003 Added new 1:50K Lakes, Streams, Double-line Rivers, Man-made Waterbody, Wetlands. Available maps
June 12, 2003 Updated MINFILE and ARIS DBF files and MINFILE and ARIS e00 files for download. Geospatial Downloads
MINFILE Metadata
ARIS Metadata
May 30, 2003 Added new Offshore Oil & Gas Map, which provides free access to geospatial data layers for the offshore, including geology, tenure, coastal communities, fisheries data, and earthquakes. ..... more details on Offshore Oil & Gas. Offshore Oil & Gas Map
May 14, 2003 Added Sedimentary Basin (Coastal & Interior) layers, BC Border layer, Offshore Wells, Cities and Oil and Gas pipeline layers to Coal and Petroleum maps.  Added links to 31 Hat Creek and 13 Peace River Coal Assessment Reports from Coal Map. Coal Map
Petroleum Map
May 9, 2003 New MapPlace graphic and redesigned home page. MapPlace.ca
May 6, 2003 New links: Online Cadastre map as presented on the Internet Mapping Framework; Data Registry Metadata for Land & Resource Data Warehouse (LRDW); and Geocortex Internet Mapping Map Gallery. Links
May 2, 2003 Added Interactive Mapping and Geoscience Data Analysis website at Cornell to Links page. Links
April 29, 2003 Added link to pdfFactory by FinePrint.com - create Adobe PDF files without Acrobat. PDF Help
April 25, 2003 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
April 17, 2003 Added new Stratigraphic Age search screen to MINFILE/www Searches. MINFILE/www
April 8, 2003 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data. All maps
April 4, 2003 Moved MapPlace to a new server and upgraded to MapGuide 6. webmap.em.gov.bc.ca
April 3, 2003 New Geochemistry data added to Exploration Assistant.
ZoomGoto 1:20K scale map added to maps.
Exploration Assistant
BCGS Geology Map
April 1, 2003 Added second release of preliminary Digital Geology Maps (NN11, NN9, NO10). Geospatial Downloads
March 31, 2003 Updated MINFILE and ARIS dBASE files on download page. Geospatial Downloads
March 25, 2003 Published Autodesk®Express Viewer version of Autocad maps. Maps-online
March 25, 2003 Updated Hat Creek Coalfield report and tableUpdated and published Hat Creek Assessment Report table with links to 31 scanned reports; database still requires updating. Hat Creek
March 21, 2003 Added link to PDF 2 HTML Utility by Adobe - converted a PDF file to HTML through your web viewer.  Enter the URL of a PDF file into the form. PDF Help
March 14, 2003 Updated coal report tables and published Hat Creek BC Hydro reports and Library reports. Coal Map
March 5, 2003 Added 4 new search screens for Mineralogy, Deposit Character/Classification, Formal/Informal Host and Rock Type/Lithology to MINFILE/www Searches. MINFILE/www
March 3, 2003 Updated #12 with Create a formatted Geological Legend Report. FAQs
Feb. 24, 2003 National Earthquake Hazards Program link to Links page. Links
Feb. 18, 2003 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Feb. 11, 2003 Updated TRIM contours,  Water (marsh, swamp, ice), Roads and UTM Grid layers.  See sample PDF map with New Layers. Exploration Assistant
Mineral Titles Map
Coal Map
Petroleum Map
General BC Map
Feb. 3, 2003 Updated links to printing PDF maps. FAQs
Feb. 3, 2003 Added Digital Earth at Cornell University link to Links page. Links
Jan. 31, 2003 Added 1000-metre UTM Grid Lines (visible below 1:1M scale) and UTM Grid Labels (visible below 1:100K scale) layers under the Grid Layers group in the BCGS Geology Map and UTM projected maps connected to this map. BCGS Geology Map
Jan. 25, 2003 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Jan. 24, 2003 RGS - Gold by NA layer updated for the 093G and 093H map areas. All maps
Jan. 14, 2003 Added 2002 Major Exploration Projects map. Mineral Activity Maps
Jan. 8, 2003 Updated TRIM contour data as east (UTM 10,11) and west (UTM 7,8,9). BCGS Geology Map
Jan. 8, 2003 The direct link to Mineral Titles from MapPlace was repaired. All maps
Jan. 7, 2003 Added to Links page: Geography Network Canada. Links
Dec. 30, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.  Problem with Titles link being addressed. All maps
Dec. 20, 2002 Added first release of preliminary Digital Geology Maps (NM9, NM10 and NM11). Geospatial Downloads
Dec. 19, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Dec. 19, 2002 Added new TRIM layers: Water (marsh, swamp, ice) and Roads (themed by type of road) to BCGS Geology map. BCGS Geology Map
Dec. 16, 2002 Created ZoomGoto RGS Sample Site location in BCGS Geology & Exploration Assistant maps. BCGS Geology Map
Exploration Assistant
Dec. 13, 2002 Added link to British Columbia Base Map. BC Base Map
Dec. 12, 2002 Updated Petroleum Tenure and added PNG Wells SW (with report) & SE. Petroleum Map
Dec. 10, 2002 Added Okanagan Potential and Landform maps in PDF format.  Added Aggregate Pit Excel table for download. Okanagan Aggregate Potential Map
Dec. 9, 2002 Updated Aggregate Potential map for better plots of Okanagan potential data. Aggregate Potential Map
Dec. 6, 2002 Added Digital Version of Surficial Geology Map Index of BC (Excel table). Open File 1992-13
Dec. 2, 2002 Added Physiography layer to GSC Geology Layers group. BCGS Geology Map
Nov. 27, 2002 Added new TILL Data Layers: Copper, Lead, Zinc, Moly by ICP; Antimony, Arsenic, Gold by INA.  Table dumps to Excel available are linked to the layers. BCGS Geology Map
Exploration Assistant
Nov. 27, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Nov. 26, 2002 Added 1:20K BCGS grid to Geospatial Data Download page. Geospatial Downloads
Nov. 19, 2002 Added links to Watershed, Aquifer and Water Well spatial data to Geospatial Data Download page. Geospatial Downloads
Nov. 18, 2002 Added Earthquakes (last 5 years) layer to GSC Geology Group. BCGS Geology Map
Nov. 13, 2002 Added Shore Unit Map Gallery link to Links.  Maps display shoreline classification units. Links
Nov. 1, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Oct. 21, 2002 Updated metadata for bedrock geology, faults and mineral potential on Geospatial Data Download page. Geospatial Downloads
Oct. 21, 2002 Added link to Coalbed Methane documents on US Department of the Interior website in More Details page for Coal Map. Coal Map
Oct. 21, 2002 Updated LRMP layers with Lillooet, Merritt, Nass and Muskwa-Kechika areas. All maps
Oct. 18, 2002 Added GIS Viewing Tools You Shouldn&apos;t Be Without! link to Links and Geospatial Download pages. Links & Geospatial Downloads
Oct. 16, 2002 Updated minfile_dbf.zip and aris_dbf.zip tables on Geospatial Data Download page. Geospatial Downloads
Oct. 11, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
Sept. 23, 2002 Added web versions of remaining 25 reports for the Crowsnest area. Coal Map
Sept. 13, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles, MINFILE and ARIS data. All maps
Sept. 12, 2002 Posted new Lakes 1:250K layer to include missing islands. All maps
Sept. 10, 2002 Added Coal Report Availability layer, displaying reports Available, Not Available and Confidential. Coal Map
Sept. 6, 2002 Posted instructions on  How do I extract MINFILE data in an area. FAQs #24
Aug. 30, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Aug. 27, 2002 Created Coalfields in BC Table with links to coalfield summaries, table of coal deposits and table of Coal Assessment Reports.  Coal in BC article updated. Coal Map
Coal in BC
July 30, 2002 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data. BCGS Geology Map
July 26, 2002 Updated Toolbar and Popup Menu summaries. Toolbar & Popup Menu
July 25, 2002 Added Crowsnest and NE BC Coal Reports tables to Kootenay and Peace River coalfield area reports, which are linked to the Coal PDF Maps layer. Coal Map
July 24, 2002 Added web versions of 53 reports for the Crowsnest area.  PDF versions of 284 of the 827 Coal Assessment Reports are now available through a linked report. Coal Map
July 23, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
July 19, 2002 Complete Coal Reports on CD-ROMCrowsnest area (60 reports on 7 CDs) for $1000.  Peace River area NE BC (198 reports on 20 CDs) for $3960. Other areas available on request. Coal Map
July 15, 2002 Restored Petroleum Wells data. Petroleum Map
July 10, 2002 Added a new Online Help & Documents page and Exploring the MapPlace - Workshop Notes. Help & Documents
Exploring the MapPlace
June 28, 2002 updated Coal Mine (2002) layer and report link. Petroleum Map
June 25, 2002 Added new grid layers to link to Mineral Titles PDF maps.  A 1:250K grid layer links to Mineral Title PDF Map Selection reports enabling access to 1:20K or 1:50K scale PDF maps, depending on coverage.  A 1:20K grid layer, which is visible below 1:2M scale, links directly to the 1:20K PDF maps. To use, select either grid layer, located in the File Download Layers group, and double click on the desired grid. BCGS Geology Map
Exploration Assistant
Mineral Titles Map
June 24, 2002 Updated Mineral Activity maps. Mineral Activity Maps
June 20, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
June 19, 2002 Updated all maps with new links to MSRM Mineral Titles Searches.  Also updated additional layers (Parks, MINFILE Status, Number Label, Geology, RGS, LRMP layers) and updated maps collapse buttons and background colour. Mineral Titles Search
June 6, 2002 Added Mineral Potential tract rank layer.  Enhanced label and modified colour for Mineral Potential solid layer <2M scale. BCGS Geology Map
June 5, 2002 Updated Geospatial Download table with e00 format files; added Mining Divisions. Geospatial Data
June 5, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
June 5, 2002 Updated Parks, MINFILE Status, Number Label, Mineral Titles Claim Names, Landuse Planning, Mineral Potential tract labels and Arsenic layers in Exploration Assistant and Mineral Titles maps. Exploration Assistant
Mineral Titles Map
June 4, 2002 Temporarily removed Petroleum Wells data. Petroleum Map
May 23, 2002 Updated Petroleum Titles layer and attribute data. Petroleum Map
May 16, 2002 Added Download column and 104J data to RGS Data Summary table. RGS Data Summary
May 13, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
May 8, 2002

Updated Aggregate Project Website; includes downloads to Aggregate Resource Potential Maps in 6 areas.

Aggregate Map
May 7, 2002 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data. BCGS Geology Map
May. 6, 2002 Added NE Oil & Gas Fields layers, with Labels and ZoomGoto tool. Petroleum Map
Apr. 22, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Apr. 16, 2002 Updated Petroleum Titles layer, attribute data and reports. Petroleum Map
Apr. 3, 2002

Coalfield maps in PDF format are linked to a new Coal PDF Maps layer. To view the maps, turn on the Coal PDF Maps layer in the File Download Layers group and double click each area. This creates a report with a summary of the Coalfield, links to coal deposit descriptions in MINFILE and the Coalfield maps in PDF format.

Coal Map
Mar. 29, 2002

Added Sunshine Coast Aggregate Potential, Landforms, Outline, Bedrock Potential, Pit, Pit Potential, Drillhole and Label layers to Aggregate Map. Linked Aggregate Pit reports and photos.

Aggregate Map
Mar. 28, 2002 Added Mackenzie LRMP layer. BCGS Geology Map
Mar. 27, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Mar. 25, 2002 Added new Metadata page for ARIS_DBF.ZIP download file. Metadata for ARIS.DBF
Mar. 22, 2002 Added new General BC Map, without geoscience data layers. General BC Map
Mar. 18, 2002 Added BCGS Geology Map Index file (.dbf format) to Geospatial Data Download. Geospatial Data Downloads
Mar. 15, 2002 Linked Bedrock Mapping Index layer and report to available web publications. BCGS Geology Map
Mar. 12, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Mar. 6, 2002 Added new added new Mineral Titles download layer to link to 082F PDF maps, visible at 1:1.5M.  Added new Mineral Titles Claim Name layer, visible at 1:100K. BCGS Geology Map
Mineral Titles Map
Mar. 4, 2002 Added new Geospatial Data Download page, for province wide ARC Shapefiles. Geospatial Data Downloads
Feb. 19, 25, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Feb. 18, 2002 Added new BC Parks layer (Nov. 2001). BCGS Geology Map
Feb. 15, 2002 Added new Okanagan-Suswap LRMP layer. BCGS Geology Map
Feb. 14, 2002 Posted instructions on How to import and register a map in AutoCAD. FAQs AutoCAD
Feb. 13, 2002 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data. BCGS Geology Map
Feb. 6, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Feb. 6, 2002 Added link to Digital Terrain Map Library to Selected Theme maps.  Repaired layers and reports in Introductory Map. Terrain Map Library
Feb. 1, 2002 Added new pH of Waters, F in Waters & U in Waters layers. BCGS Geology Map
Jan. 31, 2002 Added new Faults and Sea layers. BCGS Geology Map
Jan. 30, 2002 Added new Energy Layer group with Geothermal Hotsprings, Boreholes, Rotary Boreholes and Potential.  Added new pH of Waters layer. BCGS Geology Map
Jan. 30, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Jan. 22, 2002 Posted The MapPlace - An Internet-based Mineral Exploration Tool. PDF Article
Jan. 21, 2002 Updated Tour of MapPlace, a PowerPoint presentation. Tour of MapPlace
Jan. 20, 2002 Added new BC Tectonic Assemblage Geology layers. BCGS Geology Map
Jan. 15, 2002 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Jan. 7, 2002 Added 1m pixel digital orthophotos (85 images).  Use the Orthophoto Coverage layer in the BCGS Geology Map to link to the appropriate UTM zone projected map with the BCGS Geology Map
Dec. 17, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Dec. 17, 2001 Added Combined Mineral Activity Maps, which includes all layers and reports in Metal Operations, Industrial Minerals, Coal Operations and Refining and Smelting maps. Mineral Activity Maps
Dec. 13, 2001 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data. BCGS Geology Map
Dec. 5, 2001

Added link to interactive Bedrock Geology Map of the Yukon on Links page.

Yukon Map Gallery
Dec. 5, 2001

Posted article from Innovation, June 2001, Vol. 5, No. 5.

Innovation Article
Nov. 29, 2001 New Geologic Terranes layer with labels under the GSC Geology Layers group. BCGS Geology Map
Nov. 20, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Nov. 16, 2001 New Aquifers in BC layer from Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection added to the BCGS Geology Map. Some of the aquifers are directly linked (double click) to the Aquifer Image Portfolio and an Aquifer Report table is available.  For more information on this data theme, visit Aquifers in British Columbia. BCGS Geology Map
Aquifers in BC
Nov. 7, 2001 New BCGS Geology layers and Geology Legend Report.  Bedrock Geology layers are displayed as faults and contacts, hatched lithology, solid age and rock class and map unit labels.  These layers are available at less than 1:1.5 million scale. BCGS Geology Map
Nov. 5, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Nov. 2, 2001 Added new Mineral Activity Maps: Metal Operations Map featuring metal operation locations and MINFILE (metals) occurrences; and Industrial Minerals Map, industrial mineral operation locations and MINFILE (industrial minerals) occurrences. Mineral Activity Maps
Oct. 25, 2001 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data. BCGS Geology Map
Oct. 23, 2001 Added new Mineral Statistic Maps: Coal Operations Map featuring  Coal Mine locations and MINFILE (Coal) occurrences; and Refining and Smelting Map, featuring locations of metal refining and smelting, and sulphur refining companies. Mineral Statistic Maps
Oct. 22, 2001 Links Page updated. Links Page
Oct. 6, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Oct. 5, 2001 Updated northeastern BC Petroleum and Natural Gas well locations and tenure. Reports and queries not yet updated. Petroleum Map
Oct. 3, 2001 Added a new Coal Map featuring Coal Geology layers, databases from COALFILE and links to Coal Assessment Reports in PDF format. Coal Map
Sept. 25, 2001 Created separate BCGS/GSC Geology Layers.  Added GSC Publication Index with report and download. Added Silver RGS layer. BCGS Geology Map
Sept. 24, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Sept. 24, 2001 Added collapse and expand layer group buttons.  Added NTS grid line layer. BCGS Geology Map
Sept. 17, 2001 Map codes were rationalized and new updated sedimentary, volcanic, metamorphic, intrusive and ultramafic geology layers were added.  Lithologies are displayed and reported by age and rock type. BCGS Geology Map
Sept. 13, 2001 Updated complete table of maps and reorganized links to data. Complete Table of Maps
Links to Data and Maps
Sept. 12, 2001 Added Mapper Maps; still in development. Selected Mapper Maps
Sept. 7, 2001 Regional Geochemistry (RGS) now link to view NTS areas in The MapPlace. Regional Geochemical Surveys
Aug. 31, 2001 MINFILE NTS Summaries now link to view NTS areas in The MapPlace. NTS Summaries
Aug. 31, 2001 Grouped BC Border layers so users can turn the yellow background off using the group.
Aug. 29, 2001 Added Canadian provinces, rail, rivers and lakes to GSC & GSB Geology Map Index map. GSC & GSB Geology Map Indexes
Aug. 28, 2001

Adjusted map indexes so that smaller index grids display on top of larger ones.

Open File 1992-13
Aug. 8, 2001 Added 1:10K grid, 5-degree grid, and UTM zones to maps. Added BC Mining Region layers.
July 31, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
July 27, 2001

Posted revised Geology Map Indexes maps on Selected Theme Maps page.

BC Geology Map Index
GSC & GSB Geology Map Indexes
July 26, 2001

Posted revised Petroleum Titles, Southeast Geophysics maps on Selected Theme Maps page.

Petroleum Titles Map
SEBC Geophysics
July 24, 2001

Posted revised Vernon map on Selected Theme Maps page.

Vernon Map
July 18, 2001

Posted revised Terrain Map Index on Selected Theme Maps page.

Open File 1992-13
July 10, 2001

Posted Colour Palette table.

Colour Palette Table
July 10, 2001

Posted revised Guichon Batholith Map on Selected Theme Maps page.

Guichon Batholith Map
July 9, 2001

Posted revised Relief and Radar Map on Selected Theme Maps page.

Relief and Radar Map
July 5, 2001

Posted revised Regional Geophysics Map on Selected Theme Maps page.

Regional Geophysics Map
July 3, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
June 26, 2001

Posted revised Aggregate Pit and Potential Map with new Sea-to-Sky study.

Aggregate Map
June 15, 2001

Replaced General Map with BCGS Geology Map.

General Map
June 14, 2001

Added Sensitive Habitat Inventory and Mapping (SHIM) link, which provides information on local fish and wildlife habitats.

SHIM Site
June 13, 2001

Updated Java Edition of BCGS map. See Java Install.

 BCGS_Java Map
June 12, 2001

Posted article from GEOLOG Spring 2001, Vol. 30, Pt. 1.

GEOLOG Article
June 11, 2001

Posted revised Lillooet LRMP Area Map on Selected Theme Maps page.

Lillooet Area Map
June 8, 2001

Added Selected Theme Maps page, with a new Jennings River Detailed Geology Map.

Jennings River Map
June 7, 2001

Added DEM image hillshade (300K-1M) to Transverse Mercator UTM projected maps; these are linked from geology downloads and crown grant rasters.

e.g. NTS 093A and
093H04 CG Raster
June 4, 2001

The Analysis Tools in Exploration Assistant are now in collapsible sections.  A new Geochemistry Element section features the selection of 38 elements for display as Provincial or Mapsheet thresholds.

Exploration Assistant
RGS Program
May 31, 2001 Updated INAA geochemistry data in 093B. RGS Layers
May 31, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
May 28, 2001 Added NTS Map Grid labels. Added Zoom Goto NTS for 1:50K and 1:250K maps. Mineral Titles Map
BCGS Geology Map
Exploration Assistant
May 11, 2001 Updated MINFILE data. MINFILE
May 7, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.  Added Mineral Titles Label layer (<200K) to BCGS Geology and Exploration Assistant maps. BCGS Geology Map
Exploration Assistant
Apr. 26, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles Map to MapGuide Release 5.  Added Zoom Goto Mineral Tenure Number to BCGS Geology, Exploration Assistant and Mineral Titles maps.  Added 1:250K and 1:50K BC Border layer, Watershed Groups and 1:50K Watersheds. Mineral Titles Map
BCGS Geology Map
Exploration Assistant
Apr. 20, 2001 Changed colour of BC Border layer to yellow from gray.  Added new RGS Locations and Label layers. Updated RGS data with 883 new data points from 114O/P (total 44,428). BCGS Geology Map
Exploration Assistant
Apr. 6, 2001 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data. BCGS Geology Map
Apr. 3, 2001 Added new BC Mining Division layer to BCGS Geology Map. BCGS Geology Map
Mar. 30, 2001 Added new COAL Borehole layer of 7765 boreholes to BCGS Geology Map. BCGS Geology Map
Mar. 28, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Mar. 26, 2001 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data.  Correct location error in MINFILE plot. BCGS Geology Map
Mar. 20, 2001 Added Summary of Major Datasets Available on The MapPlace table. Summary Data Available
Mar. 19, 2001 Added Label layers for BC Municipalities and SOIs. BCGS Geology Map
Mar. 15, 2001 Added aggregate table dump to Aggregate Inventory (Private Pits) layer.  Fixed tab problem in all table dumps to Excel.
Mar. 14, 2001 Added Crown Grant Raster Index to BCGS BCGS Geology Map
Mar. 13, 2001 The Geology, Exploration Assistant and Mineral Titles maps were updated to access the latest version of the MapGuide ActiveX Control (mgaxctrl.dll) to fix IE 5.5 crashes while printing or turning on layers. Available Maps
Mar. 13, 2001 Updated FAQ page. FAQs
Feb. 22, 2001 Added new Available Maps Page and updated Geology and Exploration Assistant maps. Available Maps
Feb. 20, 2001 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Feb. 9, 2001 Installed Autodesk MapGuide R5 server.
Feb. 8, 2001 Added Geochem layers (Moly, Arsenic, Uranium, Mercury, Antimony, Rb-Sr Ratio) and Aggregate table report to Geology Map.
Feb. 2, 2001 Added Download Instructions for MapGuide Viewer. Download Instructions
Dec. 22, 2000 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Dec. 20, 2000 Updated MINFILE reports.
Dec. 18, 2000 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data.
Dec. 18, 2000 Added 1:250K Borders and Coast, and TRIM layers to Mtitles map. Mineral Titles Map
Dec. 14, 2000 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Dec. 13, 2000 Posted new BARKERVILLE area map featuring geology layers of the Barkerville Cariboo and Kootenay terranes. BARKERVILLE Map
Dec. 12, 2000 Updated Crown Grant rasters. Mineral Titles Map
Nov. 24, 2000 Added aeromag and DEM rasters (<300K, <1M, >1M scale) to General and Mineral Titles maps. GENERAL Map
Mineral Titles Map
Nov. 14, 2000 Reformat Geological Map Index Report and re-establish links to Data, Scale and Type Indexes - GSB Bedrock Mapping layers.
Nov. 6, 2000 Posted maps, data and reports to new servers (mapem and webmap.em). MapPlace
Available Maps
Nov. 3, 2000 Added aeromag (reprojected to Albers) and DEM rasters (<300K, <1M, >1M scale) to BCGS BCGS Geology Map
Nov. 2, 2000 Added this Updates Page to the site. Updates Page
Oct. 30, 2000 Java Viewer for BCGS BCGS Java Version
Oct. 30, 2000 Migrated BCGS BCGS Geology Map
Oct. 30, 2000 Updated FAQ with capture information. FAQs
Oct. 18, 2000 Updated Mineral Titles layer.
Oct. 17, 2000 Added DEM and 1:50K lakes and streams to Mineral Titles and Exploration Assistant maps. Mineral Titles Map
Exploration Assistant
Oct. 17, 2000 Added 1:250K Borders and Coast, and TRIM layers to PDAC GENERAL map. GENERAL Map
Oct. 12, 2000 Created new BCGS Geology map with reorganized legend, expanded geology, and TRIM layers. BCGS Geology Map (mwf)
Oct. 11, 2000 Reformated Mineral Titles report and added &apos;Click on Tenure Number link for current details!&apos;
Sept. 21, 2000 Updated home page, overview, faq, geology readme and data update window. Geology Readme, FAQs, Overview, Data Updates, MapPlace
July 21, 2000 Added June 2000 geochem data (2727 records) to BCRGS table (total 43,545 records).
June 29, 2000 Tour of MapPlace posted. Tour of MapPlace
June 27, 2000 Updated MINFILE and ARIS data.
June 20, 2000 Updated Tool Bar and Popup Menu, and Comments. Menu Description, Comments
May 31, 2000 Add Cariboo LRMP to General Map.
May 10, 2000 Added DEM image Hillshade rasters; turns on at 150K.
April 27, 2000 Add new LRMP outlines to General Map.
March 15, 2000 Updated Crown Grant rasters.
Dec. 23, 1999 Added Landsat rasters (300K-10 million scale).
May 6, 1999 Added Landsat rasters (0-300K scale).