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MapPlace Updates from January to December 2005

 

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Date Comment Link
Updates 1999-2003, 2004, 2005, 2006-20082009-2012  
Dec. 30, 2005 1997 Prospectors Reports (49 scanned reports) posted to Prospectors Reports Page on Property File page. Property File
Dec. 13, 2005 Added Terrain & Soils Information Sources page to Terrain & Soils Maps site. Terrain & Soils Maps
Dec. 6, 2005 Updated MiDA Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005).  Download Shape files for MiDA and MTO available on Geospatial Data Downloads. All maps
Geospatial Data Downloads
Dec. 5, 2005 Added How to export from MapPlace into CorelDraw. FAQ #35
Nov. 30, 2005 Added link to GeoPrinter PDF Utility - free print driver to create large format PDF maps. FAQ #22 or PDFhelp
Nov. 24, 2005 TRIM 1:20K river, lake and swamp polygons added to Main Maps. Main Maps
Nov. 16, 2005 MINFILE/pc Version 5 is now available for download. MINFILE/pc Version 5
Nov. 8, 2005 Added Crown Grants (Survey Parcel as Mineral Claim) layer, visible below 1:100K scale, to Crown Grant Raster maps. These maps are connected by the Crown Grant Raster Index in the File Download Layers group.  A report is connected to the Crown Grants and includes PIN Number, Type, Legal Description and Status.  The Crown Grant Rasters were last updated December 2000. BCGS Geoscience Map
Exploration Assistant
Mineral Titles Map
Nov. 7, 2005 Added new MINFILE SQL layers, reports and Zoom Gotos to Exploration Assistant.  MINFILE Selection includes searches by Mining Division and NTS Map Sheet. Exploration Assistant
Nov. 6, 2005 Published new Basic and Advanced MINFILE/www Searches MINFILE/www Search
Nov. 4, 2005 Added Crown Grant Survey Parcels (visible at 1:100K scale) and new MINFILE reports to the MINFILE maps, which are linked by the Longitude/Latitude field in the reports on the new MINFILE System. MINFILE Map
Nov. 4, 2005 Added Construction Aggregate Operations in BC April 2004 to Aggregate Download page. Geospatial Downloads
Nov. 3, 2005 Updated MiDA Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005).  Download Shape files for MiDA and MTO available on Geospatial Data Downloads. All maps
Geospatial Data Downloads
Oct. 21, 2005 Added new 1:20K Lake polygons with Islands. BCGS Geoscience Map
Oct. 18, 2005 The Geology Download_TM Proj. layer replaced with the 2005 Digital Geology Download grid, linked to download files from Digital Geology Downloads. BCGS Geoscience Map
Oct. 13, 2005 Added Northeast British Columbia Aggregate Mapping data which displays and reports on roads, showings, prospects and deposits. Aggregate Potential Map
Oct. 5, 2005 Added new MINFILE Extracts (Mineral Occurrence, Inventory and Production Excel tables). BCGS Geoscience Map
Oct. 4, 2005 Posted Nechako gravity data on General and Petroleum Tenure maps. BC General Map
Petroleum Tenure Map
Oct. 4, 2005 Updated MiDA Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005).  Download Shape file available on Geospatial Data Downloads. All maps
Geospatial Data Downloads
Sept. 29, 2005 Added Raster Geology layer for Provincial scale viewing. BCGS Geoscience Map
Sept. 29, 2005 Added link to Northeast British Columbia Aggregate Mapping Program with the Interactive Aggregate Occurrence Map which displays all aggregate showings, prospects and deposits in the NTS map areas 94I, J, O, and P. Aggregate Potential Map
Sept. 29, 2005 Updated MTO, MINFILE and ARIS shape downloads.  Removed aris_e00.zip and minfile_e00.zip files. Geospatial Data Downloads
Sept. 26, 2005 Updated MINFILE Reserves/Resources Inventory in BC 2005 and MINFILE Name Index. GeoFile 2005-24
Name Index (1MB PDF)
Sept. 26, 2005 Added link to Canadian Geographic Atlas Links
Sept. 20, 2005 Updated MiDA Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005). All maps
Sept. 19, 2005 Updated MINFILE and ARIS dBase download files.  Updated MINFILE and ARIS layers. Geospatial Downloads
All maps
Sept. 16, 2005 Added links to: Northwest Data Sharing Network: www.nwdsn.org/ and InfoMine: Satellite Images of Mines and Properties. Links
Sept. 13, 2005 Added Google Searches to BC Geological Survey website, including searches on ARIS and MINFILE database and Assessment Reports and PDF Publications. BCGS Home
Publications Catalogue
Sept. 12, 2005 Added Layer Finder to Offshore Map. Offshore Map Gallery
Aug. 23, 2005 Added MTO Tenure Number Zoom Goto in Mineral Titles Selection. Exploration Assistant
Aug. 9, 2005 Updated MTO downloads. Geospatial Data Downloads
Aug. 3, 2005 NTS 104A & H - Bowser Lake & Spatsizi River RGS 58 Release 10AM.  Locations available at Exploration Assistant. 104A & H
Aug. 3, 2005 New Basic and Advanced MINFILE/www Searches. MINFILE/www Search
July 21, 2005 Added Zoom Goto MTO Tenure Number to Main Maps Main maps
July 12, 2005 Added Google Earth: earth.google.com imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop; and World Wind from NASA: worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/ zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Links
July 6, 2005 Updated MINFILE and ARIS layers. All maps
July 4, 2005 Updated MiDA Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005). All maps
June 30, 2005 Added Johanson Lake geology and legend from Open File 2005-4 to Toodoggone Geophysics Map. Toodoggone Geophysics Map
June 30, 2005 1998 Prospectors Reports (48 scanned reports) posted to Prospectors Reports Page on Property File page. Property File
June 22, 2005 Updated the BCGS CGKN Data Catalogue at CGKN.  Updated MS Access table of the BCGS CGKN Data Catalogue for download: metaman.zip. BC Geology Map Index
Geospatial Data Downloads
June 21, 2005 1999 Prospectors Reports (47 scanned reports) posted to Prospectors Reports Page on Property File page. Property File
June 21, 2005 Metadata additions: Property File and Prospectors' Reports. Metadata Page
June 20, 2005 Added updated Toodoggone geology and legend from Open File 2005-3 to Toodoggone Geophysics Map. Toodoggone Geophysics Map
June 13, 2005 Added new MTO Report, linked to Mineral Titles Online (MTO) layers. Main maps
June 10, 2005 Added MapGuide shuts down IE sessions - mgaxctrl.dll solution to FAQs. FAQ #34
June 6, 2005 URISA BC Chapter Seminar: Taking GIS to the Public;
MapPlace Presentation: Geospatial Delivery with MapPlace.ca (PDF 24MB)
URISA BC Chapter
June 6, 2005 Updated MiDA Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005).  Updated Mineral Tenure downloads. All maps
Geospatial Data Downloads
May 24, 2005 Updated Metadata including BCGS Geology Map Metadata, 2005 Digital Geology_metadata, Aggregate Resource Potential Maps, Mineral Tenure metadata and COALFILE. Metadata Page
May 17, 2005 Submissions for Mineral Properties Available closed and map updated.  The Submission Form is still available for posting to the MapPlace version of the map. Mineral Properties Available
May 5, 2005 Updated BaseMap in MapperWrapper Download. New layers include Rock Geochemistry and MTO layers. MapperWrapper
May 5, 2005 Added Rock Geochemistry (GeoFile 2005-14) to Main and MapperWrapper maps.  Two reports are available: Rock Excel Dump and Rock Sample Report that can be sorted by column by clicking the linked headings. Main maps
MapperWrapper
May 5, 2005 Added link to Petroleum Titles On-Line (PTO): www.ptonline.gov.bc.ca/ which access to petroleum tenure data and related tenure administrationPetroleum Tenure data is available for download at the LRDW. Petroleum Map
May 3, 2005 Published MapPlace Lite WMS Viewer page and with WMS Service and Application. OGC & WMS Service
May 3, 2005 Published Mineral Properties Available questionnaire and request to submit new properties. Mineral Properties Available
April 20, 2005 Added Alberta Bedrock Geology layer (1:1M scale compilation), located in AGS Geology Layers group, to BCGS Geology map.  Courtesy of Alberta Geological Survey. BCGS Geology Map
April 19, 2005 Added one-at-a-time Raster display to the BCGS Geology, Exploration Assistant and Mineral Titles maps. This automatically makes all non-selected raster layers not visible when turning on the visibility of a desired raster layer. Main maps
April 19, 2005 Added auto-minimizing layer groups to the BCGS Geology, Exploration Assistant and Mineral Titles maps. This automatically closes open groups that are not visible, leaving visible groups expanded. Main maps
April 14, 2005 Added GSC Surficial Geology layer (1:5M) located in GSC Geology Layers group. Aggregate Potential Map
Surficial Index Map
April 13, 2005 Added date stamped Mineral Tenure (legacy claims) and Mineral Titles Online (MTO) Mineral & Placer Tenures for download. Geospatial Data Downloads
April 8, 2005 Added 2004 Airborne Geophysical Surveys: Mount Sylvester, Fran Property and Tisdall Lake and 6 archived Airborne Geophysical Surveys: Mount Milligan, Inzana-Salmon Lakes, Fish Lake, Endako, Clisbako, Iron Mask. Geophysical Surveys
April 8, 2005 Updated the GSB CGKN Metadata Catalogue at CGKN. BC Geology Map Index
April 6, 2005 Added Shape Files for MINFILE and ARIS. Geospatial Data Downloads
April 4, 2005 Added Mineral Titles Online (MTO) layers and 2005 Bedrock Geology layers to all map. All maps
April 4, 2005 Updated Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005). All maps
April 1, 2005 Base Mapping and Geomatic Services is the sole source for BC Government Orthophotos.  For information and ordering please visit: http://srmwww.gov.bc.ca/bmgs/catalog/orthophoto/index.html Orthophotos
April 1, 2005 Added Federal Electoral Boundaries layer to the Mining Economy Map.  Double-click polygon to link to Electoral District details at Elections Canada. Mining Economy Map
March 23, 2005 Updated MINFILE and ARIS download dBase files. Geospatial Downloads
March 18, 2005 Added MTO layer visible at 1:3M scale and link to new report. Main maps
March 17, 2005 Added GSC Surficial Geology layer (1:5M) located in GSC Geology Layers group. BCGS Geology Map
March 16, 2005 Updated MINFILE and ARIS layers. All maps
March 14, 2005 Added Prospector Report layer for 1994 to 2001 reports to Mineral Inventory group, with link to tabular report.  Only 2000 and 2001 reports are available in PDF format. Main maps
March 11, 2005 Added Annotation layers to the BCGS Geology map in the Topographic Layer group. The generalized one turns on at 3M, and the detailed layer turns on at 500K. The detailed layer is most useful around 1:250K. BCGS Geology Map
March 7, 2005 Notes posted from MapPlace workshops at Malaspina University-College for Vancouver Island Exploration Group. Workshop Notes
March 3, 2005 Updated Petroleum Tenure. Petroleum Map
March 1, 2005 Added "Bedrock geology - by age and rock class" and "Terrains" layers with shaded fill to "BCGS Geology Layers 2005." Useful with "DEM image hillshade" turned on underneath. BCGS Geology Map
February 24, 2005 Updated Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005). All maps
February 16, 2005 Updated Mineral Titles layers for legacy claims (pre January 12, 2005). All maps
February 10, 2005 Added Mineral Titles Online (MTO) layers to the main maps: BCGS Geology Map; Exploration Assistant and Mineral Titles maps. Double-click the tenure to link to a report.  Updates will be current to previous day. Main maps
February 9, 2005 Added Nanaimo Area Coal Mine Underground Workings (Upper, Lower) and Shafts. Data from Pacific Spatial Systems Ltd. www.pssltd.com. Coal Map
February 2, 2005 Updated Mineral Titles layer.  Claims on MapPlace are current to Jan. 12, 2005; new MTO claims will be included as a separate layer. Please see Mineral Tenure Notice. All maps
January 24, 2005 Added Phase 2 of the Image Analysis Tools, with the addition of more analysis tools, imagery and imagery types. See Fieldwork 2004, p. 231-235 for details. Exploration Assistant
IAT Page
January 24, 2005 Final Product Release of Quesnel and Toodoggone Geophysics (Geological Survey of Canada Open Files). Quesnel Geophysics
Toodoggone Geophysics
January 24, 2005 Updated the GSB CGKN Metadata Catalogue at CGKN. BC Geology Map Index
January 20, 2005 Published new Digital Bedrock Geology layers, with new legends, to the Main Maps.  The BCGS Geology Map features. a new push-button Geology Legend for the screen view, including bounding box coordinates and NTS sheet. BCGS Geology Map
Main maps
January 19, 2005 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
January 14, 2005 Submissions for Mineral Properties Available closed for Roundup 2005 hardcopy map publication.  The Submission Form is still available for posting to the MapPlace version of the map. Mineral Properties Available
January 12, 2005 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
January 12, 2005 Mineral Titles Online launched at 12 Noon. Mineral Titles Online
January 11, 2005 Added Old Growth Management Areas (OGMA) draft version. BCGS Geology Map
January 11, 2005 Added BTM (Baseline Thematic Mapping) Layer, including footprints and reports.  The report provides polygon attributes and link to MSRM BTM webpage. BCGS Geology Map
January 10, 2005 Updated Mineral Titles layer. All maps
January 5, 2005 Updated BaseMap in MapperWrapper Download. New layers include Development Regions, BC Parks (July 2004), Mineral Tenure Online Grid (<1:100K), footprints for Multisensor Geophysical Surveys and Orthophotos. MapperWrapper
Link to Updates before 2005