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Service Description: Water Locations. The Canadian Geographical Names Database (CGNDB) is the database of Canada's geographical names, maintained by the secretariat of the Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC), part of Natural Resources Canada. Its purpose is to store names and their attributes that have been approved by the GNBC so, that these authoritative records are available for government and public use. The subset of CGNDB data offered through the Geogratis Portal for data extraction and visualization consists of current officially approved names, and is referred to as the Canadian Geographical Names, Level 1 (CGN1) dataset. Additional attributes for this dataset as well as information on formerly approved names are available through the Canadian Geographical Names Search Service at

Map Name: Layers


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Copyright Text: Government of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Earth Sciences Sector; Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation

Spatial Reference: 2151  (2957)

Single Fused Map Cache: false

Initial Extent: Full Extent: Units: esriMeters


Document Info: Supports Dynamic Layers: false

MaxRecordCount: 1000

MaxImageHeight: 4096

MaxImageWidth: 4096

Supported Query Formats: JSON, geoJSON

Supports Query Data Elements:

Min Scale: 0

Max Scale: 0

Supports Datum Transformation: true

Child Resources:   Info

Supported Operations:   Export Map   Identify   QueryDomains   QueryLegends   Find   Return Updates