NSW Resource Exploration Map Blocks

Geographical grid pattern based on the 1:1000000 international map series for the State of New South Wales facilitating the description of resource exploration title areas. A BLOCK identifies an area of 5 minutes of Latitude by 5 minutes of Longitude and is referenced by the 1:1000000 international map series name and a number from 1 through 3456. Map Blocks are further described by the NSW Mining Regulation 2016, Part 1, Clause 10: And by Schedule 4 – Sections 1 through 3:

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Field Value
Custodian Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
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Dataset extent

Temporal Coverage 1992 – Current Date
Topic and category Boundaries
Frequency of change Not planned
Type dataset
Date Created 12 December 1992