Basic Identification Location Tab

The Identification tab is where you search by the MINFILE name, MINFILE number, status or location (using map numbers or latitude and longitude coordinates).

Click here for more information on using the basic search.

Identification

Field

Description

MINFILE Name

Enter the MINFILE name or partial MINFILE name.

For partial MINFILE names the search will locate all names beginning with the partial name entered (Or letter, if you only enter one letter).

Sample MINFILE name basic search

MINFILE Number

Enter a MINFILE number, a range of MINFILE numbers, or a range of partial MINFILE numbers to search on.

The second text box is autofilled with the number entered. This allows you to search on one MINFILE number quickly and easily.

To search on a range of numbers (or partial numbers) enter the new number in the second box.

Note: When searching a range of numbers the results will include all the records up to, but not including the number entered in the second box.

If the second text box is left blank  - your search results will include all MINFILE numbers starting with the first number entered to the last number in the data base.

Status

Select a status from the list box.

Location

Field

Description

BCGS Map

Select the BCGS Map number(s) from the list box.

OR

To search on one BCGS Map number - enter the complete BCGS Map number in the text box. The search will return all records that have that BCGS Map number.

To search on a range of BCGS Map numbers - enter a partial BCGS Map number in the text box.

For example: Entering 082 in the text box will return all records with BCGS Map numbers that begin with 082.

NTS Map

Select the NTS Map number(s) from the list box.

OR

To search on one NTS Map number - enter the complete NTS Map number in the text box. The search will return all records that have that NTS Map number.

To search on a range of NTS Map numbers - enter a partial NTS Map number in the text box.

For example: Entering 082 in the text box will return all records with NTS Map numbers that begin with 082.

Latitude

To search for a specific latitude or a range of latitude points

select an area or 'bounding box' using two coordinate points.

To search on a specific latitude enter the complete number in both text boxes.

 

To search on a range of coordinates enter the range or partial range in the from and to boxes.

 

The valid range in British Columbia is 48 degrees to 60 degrees.

Note: You must enter at least one value in both the 'from' and 'to' boxes.

Longitude

 

To search for a specific longitude or a range of longitude points

select an area or 'bounding box' using two coordinate points.

To search on a specific longitude enter the complete number in both text boxes.

To search on a range of coordinates enter the range or partial range in the from and to boxes.

The valid range in British Columbia is 114 degrees to 140 degrees.

Note: You must enter at least one value in both the 'from' and 'to' boxes.

NAD

Select either NAD 27 or NAD 83.