Metadata for Historical Events

Identification

File Name
CulHistoricalEvents
Feature Dataset
Cultural
Ownership
District of North Vancouver
355 West Queens Road, North Vancouver, BC, Canada, V7N 4N5

Spatial

Extents
Covers the District & City of North Vancouver
Coverage
West: 490170.36 m
East: 505269.23 m
South: 5460209.37 m
North: 5473560.91 m
Coordinate System
GCS North American 1983
Projection
NAD 1983 UTM Zone 10N

File Properties

Data Type
Feature Class
Data Format
ESRI Enterprise SDE
Geometry Type
Point
Number of Records
104
Topology
False
Spatial Index
True
Linear Referencing
False

History

Date Posted to GIS:
2009
  • 2009: The location of historical events were researched through material provided by the North Vancouver Museum and Archives in 2009. Maps, books, news articles, and images were reviewed for significant historical events. As significant events were identified a table was updated with the spatial location, a description, date, image and any other relevant information.

Quality

Accuracy
  • Location information is generalized.
  • Spatial information is collected and entered using the next best method applicable to this dataset.
  • Spatial information is very accurate but could be improved using a better collection technique.
  • Where multiple collection/entry methods, the more accurate method is predominant throughout this dataset.
Completeness
  • Some spatial information may be missing.
  • The content of the dataset is subjective.

Maintenance

GIS department contacts the North Vancouver Museum and Archives and locates any relevant historical events which could be added to the GIS.

Supporting Documentation

Data Dictionary
Not Applicable
Relationships
Not Applicable
Rights
Terms and Conditions of Use