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Canadian National Hydro Network (NHN) - GeoBase Web Mapping Service (WMS)


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2014-05-12 23:34:58
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2014-05-13 00:01:07


The National Hydro Network (NHN), for which the standard was officially adopted by the Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG) in August 2004, focuses on providing a quality geometric description and a set of basic attributes describing Canada's inland surface waters. It provides geospatial vector data describing hydrographic features such as lakes, reservoirs, rivers, streams, canals, islands, obstacles (e.g. waterfalls, rapids, rocks in water) and constructions (e.g. dams, wharves, dikes), as well as a linear drainage network and the toponymic information (geographical names) associated to hydrography.The NHN forms the hydrographic layer of the GeoBase. The best available federal and provincial/territorial data are used for its production, [...]


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GeoBase - Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG)
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:34:04 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin dda81e7c146049259097c1e7aade60ba

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