Atlas of Canada 1,000,000 National Frameworks Data - Hydrology Lakes

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - GeoBC
Licensed under Access Only

DEPRECATED: 1:1million Lakes from the Natural Resources Canada GeoGratis portal provided by the Earth Sciences Sector.

This has been replaced with WHSE_BASEMAPPING.NRC_WATERBODIES_1M_SP

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information


The Atlas of Canada 1,000,000 National Frameworks Data are a set of integrated base map layers which form the Atlas of Canada National Frameworks Data collection. These data have been compiled at a scale of 1:1 000 000 with the primary goal being to indicate correct relative positioning with other frameworks layers rather than absolute positional accuracy.

Lineage Statement

British Columbia: British Columbia Ministry of Environment - Fisheries Branch, as modified by Environment Canada, Pacific and Yukon Scale: 1:50 000 Yukon: Territory Environment Canada, Pacific and Yukon Region Scale: 1:1,000,000

Contact Information

NameGeoGratis Web Services (pointOfContact)
OrganizationGovernment of Canada
Sub-OrganizationNatural Resources Canada
NameStephen Sutherland (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2014-12-15
Record Last Modified 2019-12-17
Resource Status obsolete
Replacement Record

Object Description


Short Name: DRP_LAKES

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
LAKE_1M_ID LAKE_1M_ID NUMBER 38 LAKE 1M ID is populated from a sequence triggered on insert.
LAKE_NAME LAKE_NM VARCHAR2 88 LAKE NAME contains the name of the lake or water feature.
FEATURE_CODE FEATURE_CD VARCHAR2 5 FEATURE CODE is a five character code identifying
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 1 GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a required attribute of feature classes and object classes in a geodatabase.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000 SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.
FEATURE_AREA_SQM AREA_SQM NUMBER 19 FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters
FEATURE_LENGTH_M FEAT_LEN NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters