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Soil topography for the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative, British Columbia, Canada


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2012-07-10 16:00:44
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2012-07-10 16:00:44


The Soil Landscapes of Canada are a series of GIS coverages that show the major characteristics of soil and land for the whole country. SLCs were compiled at a scale of 1:1 million, and information is organized according to a uniform national set of soil and landscape criteria based on permanent natural attributes. The SLCs are based on existing soil survey maps which have been recompiled at 1:1 million scale. Each area (or polygon) on the map is described by a standard set of attributes. The full array of attributes that describe a distinct type of soil and its associated landscape, such as surface form, slope, water table depth, permafrost and lakes, is called a soil landscape. SLC polygons may contain one or more distinct soil landscape [...]


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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:37:13 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin e719bb0e11ec4b63bacd44f6856fa0ac

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