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

Revision as of 02:54, 28 September 2011

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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.