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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. Related Products: **[Constructions and Land Use in Canada - CanVec Series - Manmade Features](https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/fd4369a4-21fe-4070-914a-067474da0fd6)** **[Lakes, Rivers and Glaciers in Canada - CanVec Series - Hydrographic Features](https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/9d96e8c9-22fe-4ad2-b5e8-94a6991b744b)** **[Administrative Boundaries in Canada - CanVec Series - Administrative Features](https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/306e5004-534b-4110-9feb-58e3a5c3fd97)** **[Mines, Energy and Communication Networks in Canada - CanVec Series - Resources Management Features](https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/92dbea79-f644-4a62-b25e-8eb993ca0264)** **[Wooded Areas, Saturated Soils and Landscape in Canada - CanVec Series - Land Features](https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/80aa8ec6-4947-48de-bc9c-7d09d48b4cad)** **[Transport Networks in Canada - CanVec Series - Transport Features](https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/2dac78ba-8543-48a6-8f07-faeef56f9895)** **[Elevation in Canada - CanVec Series - Elevation Features](https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/64aad38d-f692-4ab6-bf2c-f938586c1249)** **[Map Labels - CanVec Series - Toponymic Features](https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/b3fdcd34-4533-415f-8f83-68f17f9d5d68)** 2020-01-15 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 CanVec - Product DocumentationPDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/ CanVec customized files (selectable product, extent, format) - Geospatial Data Extraction ToolHTML https://maps.canada.ca/czs/index-en.html CanVec customized files (selectable product, extent, format) - Geospatial Data Extraction ToolHTML https://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 CanVec (Group layer)WMS https://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 CanVec (Group layer)WMS https://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 toolHTML http://atlas.gc.ca/toporama/fr/index.html Toporama - Dynamic map viewer and toolHTML 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/ 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/

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.

Related Products:

Constructions and Land Use in Canada - CanVec Series - Manmade Features

Lakes, Rivers and Glaciers in Canada - CanVec Series - Hydrographic Features

Administrative Boundaries in Canada - CanVec Series - Administrative Features

Mines, Energy and Communication Networks in Canada - CanVec Series - Resources Management Features

Wooded Areas, Saturated Soils and Landscape in Canada - CanVec Series - Land Features

Transport Networks in Canada - CanVec Series - Transport Features

Elevation in Canada - CanVec Series - Elevation Features

Map Labels - CanVec Series - Toponymic Features

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CanVec - Product Documentation Guide PDF English
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CanVec customized files (selectable product, extent, format) - Geospatial Data Extraction Tool Application HTML English Access
CanVec customized files (selectable product, extent, format) - Geospatial Data Extraction Tool Application HTML French Access
Drop-down navigation menu to CanVec Series documentation and online data catalogues Guide HTML English
French
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CanVec (Group layer) Web Service WMS English Access
CanVec (Group layer) Web Service WMS French Access
Toporama - Dynamic map viewer and tool Application HTML French Access
Toporama - Dynamic map viewer and tool Application HTML English Access
Prepackaged FGDB files (download directory) Dataset FGDB/GDB English
French
Access
Prepackaged Shapefiles (download directory) Dataset SHP 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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