Watersheds Region

Coordinate system: 4326


This layer indicates watersheds across Canada.

Also known as a drainage basin or catchment area, a watershed is a boundary dividing an extent of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water.

Each feature in this layer includes the name of the watershed and which ocean it flows towards.

Additional tables and supporting documentation are available in the Data Dictionary and User Manual.

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