Map labels - CanVec Series - Toponymic features The toponymic features of the CanVec series is a collection of proper nouns designating places and representations of the territory. This data come from provincial, territorial and Canadian toponymic databases. They are used in the CanVec Series for cartographic reference purposes and vary according to the scale of display. The toponymic features of the CanVec series can differ from the Canada's official geographical names. The CanVec multiscale series is available as prepackaged downloadable files and by user-defined extent via a Geospatial data extraction tool. Users can obtain information about Canada's official toponyms at: https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/ 2016-05-18 2017-12-12 Natural Resources Canada nrcan.geoinfo.rncan@canada.ca Form DescriptorsCanadaEarth SciencesPlace namesLabelsCanVecToponymy1 000 0005 000 00015 000 0001;000;0005;000;0001M5M15M50K50 00050;000250K250 000250;000CartographyGeographic dataMaps Map labels - CanVec SeriesWMS http://maps.geogratis.gc.ca/wms/canvec_en?request=getcapabilities&service=wms&layers=toponymy&version=1.3.0&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html Map labels - CanVec SeriesWMS http://cartes.geogratis.gc.ca/wms/canvec_fr?request=getcapabilities&service=wms&layers=toponymy&version=1.3.0&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html Customized files (selectable extent, clipping and format) Geospatial-Data Extraction Tool (English interface)HTML http://maps.canada.ca/czs/index-en.html Customized files (selectable extent, clipping and format) Geospatial-Data Extraction Tool (English interface)HTML http://maps.canada.ca/czs/index-fr.html Prepackaged FGDB files (CanVec)FGDB/GDB http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/fgdb/Toponymy/ Prepackaged Shapefiles (CanVec)SHP http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/shp/Toponymy/ 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 Index of available files (drag and drop the kmz file in Google Earth to localize your region of interest)KMZ http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/index/canvec_toponymic.kmz

Map labels - CanVec Series - Toponymic features

The toponymic features of the CanVec series is a collection of proper nouns designating places and representations of the territory. This data come from provincial, territorial and Canadian toponymic databases. They are used in the CanVec Series for cartographic reference purposes and vary according to the scale of display. The toponymic features of the CanVec series can differ from the Canada's official geographical names. The CanVec multiscale series is available as prepackaged downloadable files and by user-defined extent via a Geospatial data extraction tool. Users can obtain information about Canada's official toponyms at: https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/

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Resource Name Resource Type Format Language Links
Map labels - CanVec Series Web Service WMS English Access
Map labels - CanVec Series Web Service WMS French Access
Customized files (selectable extent, clipping and format) Geospatial-Data Extraction Tool (English interface) Application HTML English Access
Customized files (selectable extent, clipping and format) Geospatial-Data Extraction Tool (English interface) Application HTML French Access
Prepackaged FGDB files (CanVec) Dataset FGDB/GDB English
French
Access
Prepackaged Shapefiles (CanVec) Dataset SHP English
French
Access
Drop-down navigation menu to CanVec Series documentation and online data catalogues Guide HTML English
French
Access
Index of available files (drag and drop the kmz file in Google Earth to localize your region of interest) Guide KMZ English
French
Access

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Electronic Mail Address: nrcan.geoinfo.rncan@canada.ca

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