Site Map Troubleshooting/Tips

There is no satellite image background on the map

  • Confirm that your blasts are in the correct location either by checking the blast details or zooming out on the map.

My blasts appear to be in Antarctica!

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  • Confirm that your blast has been set up in your local coordinate system and is not centered near 0,0 in SHOTPlus.

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My blasts do not appear in the right place but are not in Antarctica.

  • Confirm your three known coordinates (both the local coordinates and latitude/longitude) in the Admin Portal

Common issues:

  • Easting and Northing are reversed for three known coordinates
  • Easting and Northing are entered in Imperial Units (Admin portal is metric only, even for imperial sites)
  • Latitude and Longitude are reversed
  • Latitude or Longitude are missing a negative sign
  • Latitude or Longitude are entered incorrectly
    • Entries that are more than a degree apart should be scrutinized heavily
  • You must have three distinct points

General advice:

  • We strongly recommend getting your local coordinates and latitude & longitude from your mine survey team with the greatest decimal precision possible
  • Use full stops [.] rather than commas [,] as decimal separators
  • Once you have updated your three known coordinates in the admin portal, re-entering the site map will update all of the blast locations
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