Topographic data of Canada - CanVec Series CanVec contains more than 60 topographic features classes organized into 8 themes: Transport Features, Administrative Features, Hydro Features, Land Features, Manmade Features, Elevation Features, Resource Management Features and Toponymic Features. This multiscale product originates from the best available geospatial data sources covering Canadian Territory. It offers quality topographic information in vector format complying with international geomatics standards. CanVec can be used in Web Map Services (WMS) and geographic information systems (GIS) applications and used to produce thematic maps. Because of its many attributes, CanVec allows for extensive spatial analysis. 2016-05-18 2017-08-15 Natural Resources Canada geoinfo@canada.ca Form DescriptorsNature and EnvironmentScience and TechnologyTransportHydrographyAdministrative boundariesElevationResource ManagementLandManmadeMap labelsDownloadCanVecAtlas of CanadaToporamaReference maps1 000 0005 000 00015 000 0001;000;0005;000;00015;000;0001M5M15M50K50 00050;000250K250 000250;000CartographyGeographic dataGeographic information systemsEducational resources General documentation on CanVec Series (English)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/CanVec_en.pdf General documentation on CanVec Series (French)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/CanVec_fr.pdf Canvec - Product Specifications (French)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/CanVec_fr_Specifications.pdf CanVec - Product Specifications (English)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/CanVec_en_Specifications.pdf CanVec - Product Distribution Formats (English)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/CanVec_en_Formats_Distribution.pdf CanVec - Distribution Product Format (French)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/CanVec_fr_Formats_Distribution.pdf CanVec customized files (selectable product, extent, format) - Geospatial Data Extraction Tool (English interface)HTML http://maps.canada.ca/czs/index-en.html CanVec customized files (selectable product, extent, format) - Geospatial Data Extraction Tool (French interface)HTML http://maps.canada.ca/czs/index-fr.html Drop-down navigation menu to CanVec Series documentation and online data cataloguesHTML http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/info.html Topographic data of Canada - CanVec SeriesWMS http://maps.geogratis.gc.ca/wms/canvec_en?request=getcapabilities&service=wms&version=1.3.0&layers=canvec&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html Topographic data of Canada - CanVec SeriesWMS http://maps.geogratis.gc.ca/wms/canvec_fr?request=getcapabilities&service=wms&version=1.3.0&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html&layers=canvec Toporama - Dynamic map viewer and tool (French)HTML http://atlas.gc.ca/toporama/fr/index.html Toporama - Dynamic map viewer and tool (English)HTML http://atlas.gc.ca/toporama/en/index.html Prepackaged FGDB files (download directory)FGDB/GDB http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/fgdb/ Prepackaged Shapefiles (download directory)SHP http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/shp/

Topographic data of Canada - CanVec Series

CanVec contains more than 60 topographic features classes organized into 8 themes: Transport Features, Administrative Features, Hydro Features, Land Features, Manmade Features, Elevation Features, Resource Management Features and Toponymic Features. This multiscale product originates from the best available geospatial data sources covering Canadian Territory. It offers quality topographic information in vector format complying with international geomatics standards. CanVec can be used in Web Map Services (WMS) and geographic information systems (GIS) applications and used to produce thematic maps. Because of its many attributes, CanVec allows for extensive spatial analysis.

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General documentation on CanVec Series (English) Guide PDF English Access
General documentation on CanVec Series (French) Guide PDF French Access
Canvec - Product Specifications (French) Guide PDF French Access
CanVec - Product Specifications (English) Guide PDF English Access
CanVec - Product Distribution Formats (English) Guide PDF English Access
CanVec - Distribution Product Format (French) Guide PDF French Access
CanVec customized files (selectable product, extent, format) - Geospatial Data Extraction Tool (English interface) Application HTML English Access
CanVec customized files (selectable product, extent, format) - Geospatial Data Extraction Tool (French interface) Application HTML French Access
Drop-down navigation menu to CanVec Series documentation and online data catalogues Guide HTML English
French
Access
Topographic data of Canada - CanVec Series Web Service WMS English Access
Topographic data of Canada - CanVec Series Web Service WMS French Access
Toporama - Dynamic map viewer and tool (French) Application HTML French Access
Toporama - Dynamic map viewer and tool (English) Application HTML English Access
Prepackaged FGDB files (download directory) Dataset FGDB/GDB English
French
Access
Prepackaged Shapefiles (download directory) Dataset SHP English
French
Access

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