Last updated on May 9, 2024

The British Columbia Geological Survey is custodian of all public provincial geoscience data. Reports and maps produced since 1895 can be searched for, and downloaded from, our publication catalogue.


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Current Series

 The Survey currently publishes geological Papers, Open Files, GeoFiles, Geoscience Maps, and Information Circulars.

PapersOpen FilesGeoFiles

 Geoscience MapsInformation CircularsDigital Geoscience Data

Historical Series

The names of our publications have changed through the years. Although recast in different formats, the substance of earlier generations of publications has remained. 

BulletinsPreliminary mapsMineral potential maps

Mineral potential land use mapsMiscellaneous reports and publicationsMineral deposit profiles

Historical Annual Reports 

Annual reporting has been restructured many times since 1874. Currently, Geological Fieldwork, the Provincial Overview of Mining and Exploration, Exploration and Mining in British Columbia, and the Coal Industry Overview serve the same function as the following discontinued series.

 Annual report to the ministerGeology, exploration and mining in British ColumbiaHistorical mineral statistics

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