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''[[Canada|Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Geographical Names of Canada|Geographical Names]]''
  
'''Overview:'''
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The [http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php Canadian Geographical Names Data Base] (CGNDB) helps to find the location of a place in Canada.
  
Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) helps to find the location of a place in Canada.
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===Content===
  
'''Content:'''
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* Site provides the following searches.  
 
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** Name of a place  
* Site provides the following searches.
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** Name of a place
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*** Query by the name of a city, town, lake or other geographical feature.
 
*** Query by the name of a city, town, lake or other geographical feature.
** Coordinates
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** Coordinates  
 
*** Query by CGNDB Coordinates
 
*** Query by CGNDB Coordinates
** Unique code
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** Unique code  
 
*** Query by CGNDB Unique Identifier
 
*** Query by CGNDB Unique Identifier
* The results list shows:
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* The results list shows:  
 
** Name
 
** Name
 
** Province or territory
 
** Province or territory
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** Map
 
** Map
  
'''Internet Address:'''
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===Internet Address===
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*http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php
  
http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php or a Google search for Geographical Names Canada.
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===Using the site===
 
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'''Using the site:'''
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1. On the left, under the heading GeoNames Query, click on one of the following:
 
1. On the left, under the heading GeoNames Query, click on one of the following:
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2. Follow the instructions give on the screen.
 
2. Follow the instructions give on the screen.
  
'''Cost:'''
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===Cost===
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Free
  
* Free
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===Tips===
 
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'''Tips:'''
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* Read the instructions before beginning a search.
 
* Read the instructions before beginning a search.
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[[Category:Canada]]

Revision as of 02:54, 28 September 2011

Canada Gotoarrow.png Geographical Names

The Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) helps to find the location of a place in Canada.

Content

  • Site provides the following searches.
    • Name of a place
      • Query by the name of a city, town, lake or other geographical feature.
    • Coordinates
      • Query by CGNDB Coordinates
    • Unique code
      • Query by CGNDB Unique Identifier
  • The results list shows:
    • Name
    • Province or territory
    • Feature type
    • Location
    • NTS (National Topographic System) map
    • Details
    • Map

Internet Address

Using the site

1. On the left, under the heading GeoNames Query, click on one of the following:

  • Name
  • Coordinates
  • Unique Code

2. Follow the instructions give on the screen.

Cost

Free

Tips

  • Read the instructions before beginning a search.