Contour Contour de terres

Data Format(s): Contour

Coordinate system: Grid CS = Geographic (Lat, Long); Map Proj = Not Applicable; Horiz. Datum = NAD83; Vert. Datum = Not Applicable

The Contour data class consists of linear segments that connect contiguous points of the same elevation that are compiled and used to describe terrain relief. Includes: Contour Land Contour Land Approximate Contour Land Auxiliary/Interpolated Contour Land Depression In southern Ontario the contour interval is 5 meters. In the near north the contour interval is 10 meters. In the far north the contour interval varies dependant on the source of the information Legislated or Legal Authority for Collection: None Additional Time Period Information: Data is collected on an irregular basis therefore the time period 'end date' may be more recent than indicated above. As individual errors are identified, they will be corrected. Larger updates to the contour layer will not occur until a better elevation source is available. Contour data is available for download from the links provided below. Data is available at the Provincial Extent in one File geodatabase package.