The Atlas of Canada. Atlas of Canada 6th Edition Gazetteer Service & Find a Place Application. http://atlas.gc.ca. Overview. Background – Who we are? Canada’s Geographical Names (CGNS) Feature Name Tagging Gazetteer Service Find a Place Application Find a Place Next Steps Questions.
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Atlas of Canada
& Find a Place Application
The CGDI Gazetteer Service performs ‘on the fly’ linking of toponymy to feature data.
User (human) selects place name
of interest. Clicks on Go.
User enters place feature.
Find a Place
that relates the tables in the Find a Place
Database (FAPD) together.
(e.g. river, census division) which contains
the thematic attribute information from
the Atlas of Canada database. The thematic
data is derived from Atlas thematic shapefiles.
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