Map Labels - CanVec Series - Toponymic Features
The toponymic features of the CanVec series include 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.
Topographic Data of Canada - CanVec Series
Users can obtain information about Canada's official toponyms at: Geographical names in Canada
- Publisher - Current Organization Name: Natural Resources Canada
- Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada
Data and Resources
Toponymic Features (Group layer)WMSEnglish web_service WMS
Toponymic Features (Group layer)WMSFrench web_service WMS
Prepackaged FGDB files (CanVec)FGDB/GDBEnglish French dataset FGDB/GDB
Prepackaged Shapefiles (CanVec)SHPEnglish French dataset SHP
Drop-down navigation menu to CanVec Series documentation and online data cataloguesHTMLEnglish French guide HTML
Index of available files (drag and drop the kmz file in Google Earth to localize your region of interest)KMZEnglish French guide KMZ
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