Wednesday, May 05, 2010

New CanVec data now available

Via Geogratis Canada,
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) announces the 6th release of CanVec, including:
- Addition of 240 new datasets;
- Update of National Road Network (NRN) for Yukon;
- Update of geographical names.

CanVec 6th release is available in a new distribution format called FGDB (File Geodatabase). This format is provided to support the use of topographic data for large areas such as a province, a territory or the entire country.