Hakai Place Names Service

The place names service is derived from the British Columbia Terrain Resource Information Management Program (TRIM) annotation layer, as well as from place name information from the Hakai Institute.

The place names service consists of 4 layers: -TRIM 1:20000 Annotation -TRIM 1:1250000 Annotation -TRIM 1:250000 Annotation -Hakai Place Names

The TRIM Annotation metadata is available here: http://catalogue.data.gov.bc.ca/dataset/trim-text-annotation More information about the TRIM program is here: http://geobc.gov.bc.ca/base-mapping/atlas/trim/

The Hakai Places Layer has the following attributes: OBJNAM: Name of the feature Landmarks: Code used to classify objects for labelling scale dependencies OBJTYPE: Type of object OBJCLASS: Class of object LABGROUP: Label group category (unused)

Processing by: Will McInnes, Keith Holmes (Hakai Institute), and BC Base Annotations data

Access and Use

Licence: Appropriate credit must be given to Hakai Institute and the authors of the dataset.

Data and Resources


Metadata Created October 26, 2018, 22:48 (UTC)
Metadata Updated October 26, 2018, 22:48 (UTC)
Reference Date(s) 2015-11-16 (Creation)
2015-11-22 (Publication)
Frequency of Update
Metadata Date March 2, 2017, 10:12 (UTC)

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Additional Info

Field Value
Contact Email data@hakai.org
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metadata-language eng
progress completed
resource-type dataset
Responsible Party Hakai Institute (Point of Contact, Processor)
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