The Spatial Territory Resource Information Kit for Exploration (STRIKE) is the department's web-mapping application for geoscientific data and minerals and energy tenure information in the Northern Territory (NT) for both industry and government users.


This guide provides information on how to use STRIKE, how to access WMS services and NT wide datasets.

The new user guide for STRIKE can now be accessed in STRIKE by clicking on the User Guide tab at the top of the map window.

Select user guide tab

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  • Added SEEBASE Image layer
  • Added a link to GEMIS products for Geophysical Images and the SEEBASE Image
    • Right-click on the layer name in the table of contents in STRIKE and click on the ‘Link to GEMIS’

Layers / searching

  • Added Petroleum Proposed Reserves layer
  • NT Bores (DENR) layer has become two layers
    • Bores  – current
    • Bores  – historical
  • Removed NTGS projects layer


  • Downloads of the NT wide datasets are now available on the downloads tab within STRIKE.
  • Individual download files are available for the geoscience layers as well as the group downloads.


  • Upload tool added – upload Shapefile (SHP), Comma Separated (CSV) and Google Earth (KML) files to STRIKE.

Layers / searching

  • Added search fields to Petroleum Wells.
  • Added search and advanced search to Products.


  • Link to individual metadata records for National  Native Title Tribunal layers.


  • Updated the layout of the A4 portrait print.


  • Applied https to the Feedback link.
  • Added a direct link to Downloads page.
  • Updated the Copyright link.

Layers / searching

  • Added zoom extent to Native Title Tribunal Map layers.
  • Removed records with Status of ‘Care and Maintenance’ and ‘Feasibility’ from Mineral Occurrence layer – see Mines layer.
  • Updated percentage rounding for holders of Petroleum Titles.
  • Updated unknown Mineral Title Type Codes.
  • Updated heading for Natural Resources layers.
  • Amended display of Water Management Areas to Water Control Districts.


  • Link to Diamond Indicator Mineral metadata updated.


  • Fixed an issue with the Murphy Province and Lawn Hill Province not displaying correctly on the Geological Regions 2.5M layer.

Layers / searching

  • Added or improved searches for 13 layers.
  • Added or improved Advanced Searches for 18 layers.
  • Moved the Cadastre layer up one level in the grouping to make it easier to find.


  • Diamond layers added as separate download.
  • Diamond samples now included in downloads.

Layers / searching

  • Other mineral titles – title type code dropdown list fixed.
  • Titles register – search clue added to all titles layers.
  • Cadastre layer – missing polygon issue fixed.
  • NTGS projects – project name attribute field fixed.
  • Geophysical strings – display of attribute fields modified.


  • Metadata for industry reports added.
  • Metadata for petroleum wells added.
  • Metadata for historical mineral titles added.

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Last updated: 06 October 2016

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