Far North Land Cover

Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"


Revision Note: Please note that this dataset has been revised and is available from the Land Information Ontario (LIO) Warehouse.

Far North Land Cover is an enhanced land cover dataset that includes remote sensing imagery, as well as other data such as geology and elevation, to create a comprehensive land cover database for the north.

Unique ecologically defined features are provided and are an enhancement over previous versions of land cover that relied on spectral data alone. Ecological classifications include water, marsh, swamp, peatland, fen, bog, treed, mining, bedrock, and more. This land cover has a vintage across the entire Far North of 2005-2011.

The entire data product are provided in both grid (raster) and vector format and are broken into layers that cover UTM zones 15, 16 and 17.

The classification hierarchy for this product is: Class, Group, and Section. All grid (raster) data and associated vector data have been provided in one .zip package and are available for direct download.

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