[Talk-ca] A Question for you

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 04:00:46 GMT 2009


.... rather GeoBase "shoudn't" be part of it.... it's says "No" in the
CanVec feature catalogue.

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 7:58 PM, Sam Vekemans
<acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com>wrote:

> GeoBase doesn't.
> "GeoBase" is a term we are using which describes the whole import of
> Canadian government data from Natural Resources Canada. ... GeoGratis.ca
> http://geogratis.cgdi.gc.ca/geogratis/en/index.html
> We should actually being calling this "GeoGratis Import" or "NRCan
> Import",
> CanVec, GeoBase, GeoConnections ... are all portals of Natural Resources
> Canada. ... all of which we have the license to import. :)
>
> Railway lines are part of the Transportation section of CanVec. ..
> #59- Railway - (Chemin de fer) 1020009 LINE Federal, narrow,
> non-operational, unknown, unknown - ( Fédéral, étroit, non opérationnel,
> inconnu, inconnu )
> There are 75 or so possabile combinations, each with it's own unique ID
> number. ... I just updated the wiki now to reflect it.
>
> There are 7 columns in that chart, i just need to figure out the best way
> to show it.
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/CanVec_OSM_Map_Features#CanVec:_Transportation
>
> Did you get the link to the OpenOffice chart i made?
> http://www.mediafire.com/?2n4ccapz7o2
>
> it shows the other 300 or so map features which are not part of the GeoBase
> feature types.
>
> BTW - runways are also included in the transportation set too :)
>
> Cheers,
> Sam
>
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 7:01 PM, Richard Degelder <rtdegelder at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Sam,
>>
>> Which GeoBase data set holds the railroad lines within Canada?
>>
>> Richard Degelder
>>
>>
>
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