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  • Federal

    Elevation in Canada - CanVec Series - Elevation Features

    The elevation features of the CanVec series include the elevation contours and elevation points. These entities are used to describe the relief of the Canadian Landmass. The CanVec multiscale series is available as prepackaged downloadable files and by user-defined extent via a Geospatial data...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • FGDB/GDB
    • SHP
    • KMZ
    • WMS
  • Federal

    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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
    • FGDB/GDB
    • SHP
    • KMZ
  • Federal

    Short Rotation Woody Crop Site Suitability: Willow

    This data depicts site suitability for the establishment of area-based Short Rotation Woody Crops (SRWC) of willow on lands eligible (i.e. non-forested) for afforestation across Canada. Determining the feasibility of a large-scale afforestation program is one approach being investigated by the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • TIFF
  • Federal

    Stories from the land: Indigenous Place Names in Canada

    This interactive map is a collaborative project by the Geographical Names Board of Canada, illustrating a curated selection of places in Canada with names that have origins in multiple Indigenous languages. The names selected show the history and evolution of Indigenous place naming in Canada,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • FGDB/GDB
    • MXD
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Canadian Land Cover, circa 2000 (Vector) - GeoBase Series - ARCHIVED

    This collection is a legacy product that is no longer supported. Land Cover information is the result of vectorization of raster thematic data originating from classified Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 ortho-images, for agricultural and forest areas of Canada, and for Northern Territories. The forest...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • GML
    • PDF
    • KMZ
  • Federal

    Canadian Digital Elevation Model

    The Canadian Digital Elevation Model (CDEM) is part of Natural Resources Canada's altimetry system designed to better meet the users' needs for elevation data and products. The CDEM stems from the existing Canadian Digital Elevation Data (CDED). In these data, elevations can be either ground or...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
    • GeoTIF
    • PDF
    • KML
  • Federal

    Canadian Digital Surface Model

    The Canadian Digital Surface Model (CDSM) is part of Natural Resources Canada's altimetry system designed to better meet the users' needs for elevation data and products. The 0.75-second (~20 m) CDSM consists of a derived product from the original 1-second (30 m) Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
    • GeoTIF
    • PDF
    • KML
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