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Places of Worship

Metadata Summary

Title

Places of Worship

Document Format

Spatial Data

Feature Dataset

Academic & Cultural

Abstract

This dataset depicts the location of places of worship in the Niagara Region. Minimal attribute information is available for the places of worship other than their name, location and denomination. For additional details contact the place of worship directly. The extent of the dataset corresponds to the Niagara Region.

Place

Niagara Region

Object Type

vector
  • Vector Type point

Publication Date

2019-12-03

Security rating

Unclassified

License Requirements

RMN Data License Agreement

Point of contact

Nicole Guglielmi, Manager, GIS Services, Niagara Region

Suggested Scale

1:10000

Clearinghouse ID

1459

Metadata Table of Contents

Identification Information
Data Quality Information
Spatial Organization and Reference Information

Identification Information

  • Who created the data? Point Of Contact Organization
    Title Places of Worship
    Document Format Spatial Data
    Publication date 2019-12-03
    Metadata Review Date 2020-12-03
    Clearinghouse ID 1459

    Abstract This dataset depicts the location of places of worship in the Niagara Region. Minimal attribute information is available for the places of worship other than their name, location and denomination. For additional details contact the place of worship directly. The extent of the dataset corresponds to the Niagara Region.

    Status

    • Progress Complete
      Data update frequency Annually

    Bounding coordinates

    • Extent Units: degrees
      West bounding coordinate -79.72121300
      East bounding coordinate -78.90111300
      North bounding coordinate 43.26469100
      South bounding coordinate 42.86238600

    Keywords

    • Theme
      Places of Worship , Worship , Church , Anglican , Associated Gospel , Baptist , Bible , Brethren in Christ , Buddhism , Canadian Reformed , Charismatic , Christ Catholic , Christian , Christian Missionary , Christian Reformed , Christian Science , Church of Christ , Church of God , Church of Jesus Christ , Congregational Christian , Free Methodist , Gospel , Greek Catholic , Greek Orthodox , Jehovah's Witnesses , Lutheran , Mennonite Brethren , Methodist , Missionary , Muslim , Non-denominational , Orthodox , Pentacostal , Presbyterian , Reformed , Roman Catholic , Salvation Army , Ukrainian Catholic , Ukrainian Orthodox , United , Word of Faith , Religious , Religion , Holy Place , House of Worship , Cathedral , Mosque , Shrine , Shul , Synagogue , Tabernacle , Temple
      Place
      Niagara Region

    Point of contact

    • Nicole Guglielmi
      Niagara Region
      Manager, GIS Services

      Address
      Physical address
      1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
      Thorold
      L2V4T7
      Canada
      Voice telephone 905-685-4225 ext.3494
      Facsimile telephone 905-685-0755
      Electronic mail address mailto:nicole.guglielmi@niagararegion.ca

    Security information

    • Rating Unclassified
      License Required Yes
      License Requirements RMN Data License Agreement
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Data Quality Information

Attribute accuracy report

  • Attribute Complete Yes
    Attribute Normalization No
    Attribute Standardization Yes
    Data Dictionary No

Positional accuracy

  • Topology Check Yes
    Suggested Scale for Usage 1:10000
    Horizontal positional accuracy
    This dataset is horizontally accurate within 10 m.
    Vertical positional accuracy
    Not Applicable

Process step

  • Tabular information was obtained for all places of worship in Niagara. The addresses were checked and linked to addresses within the Address Repository based upon GSmartID.

Process step

  • The previously existing layer created in step 1 was reviewed for consistency and verification was completed for each location. Additional on-line sources were used (e.g. websites for specific denominations). GSmart ID's were reviewed and corrected if necessary.
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Spatial Organization and Reference Information

  • Object Type vector
    • Vector Type point
    Ellipsoid GRS80
    Horizontal Datum NAD83
    Horizontal Units Meters
    Horizontal Scheme Planar
    • Map Projection Universal Transverse Mercator
      UTM Zone 17
      Scale Factor at Central Meridian 0.9996
      Longitude of Central Meridian -81
      Latitude of Projection Origin 0
      False Easting 500000
      False Northing 0
    Altitude Datum Not applicable
    Altitude Units Not applicable
    Depth Datum Not applicable
    Depth Units Not applicable
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