Topographic Data of Canada - CanVec 1:50,000, 1944-2013
This collection is a legacy product that is no longer maintained. It may not meet current government standards. Users of Topographic Data of Canada - CanVec 1:50,000 (release 2013) should plan to make the transition towards the product 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 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 a geographic information systems (GIS) applications and used to produce thematic maps
- Publisher - Current Organization Name: Natural Resources Canada
- Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada
Data and Resources
Product documentationPDFEnglish French guide PDF
Prepackaged GML files download directoryGMLNo linguistic content; Not applicable dataset GML
Prepackaged Shapefiles download directorySHPNo linguistic content; Not applicable dataset SHP
NTS index (Use to identify the number of your area of interest)HTMLEnglish guide HTML
NTS index (Use to identify the number of your area of interest)HTMLFrench guide HTML
Canvec 1: 50,000 product index (Drag and drop the KMZ file in Google Earth to localize and download your region of interestKMZNo linguistic content; Not applicable guide KMZ
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