Geobase/Canadian Geographical Names

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TODO: get link to PDF feature catalogue here

Note: These tags are added to the canvec2osm script. acrosscanadatrails 05:53, 12 April 2009 (UTC)

Code Label Definition OSM Value
-1 Unknown Toponymic feature type as defined in the Canadian

Geographical Names Data Base.

canvec:LAKCONCOD=-1 Unknown
5 PROV Province canvec:CONCISCODE=5 PROV Province

place=state

7 TERR Territory canvec:CONCISCODE=7 TERR Territory

place=state

10 CITY City canvec:CONCISCODE=10 CITY City

place=city

20 TOWN Town canvec:CONCISCODE=20 TOWN Town

place=town

30 VILG Village canvec:CONCISCODE=30 VILG Village

place=village

40 HAM Hamlet canvec:CONCISCODE=40 HAM Hamlet

place=hamlet

45 DMUN District municipality canvec:CONCISCODE=45 DMUN District municipality

place=district_municipality

50 MUN1 Other municipal/district area - major agglomeration canvec:CONCISCODE=50 MUN1 Other municipal/district area - major agglomeration
60 MUN2 Other municipal/district area - miscellaneous canvec:CONCISCODE=60 MUN2 Other municipal/district area - miscellaneous
80 UNP Unincorporated area canvec:CONCISCODE=80 UNP Unincorporated area

place=unincorporated_area

90 IR Indian Reserve canvec:CONCISCODE=90 IR Indian Reserve

place=indian_reserve

100 GEOG Geographical area canvec:CONCISCODE=100 GEOG Geographical area

place=locality

110 PARK Conservation area canvec:CONCISCODE=110 PARK Conservation area

leisure=nature_reserve

115 MIL Military area canvec:CONCISCODE=115 MIL Military area

landuse=military

120 RIV River canvec:CONCISCODE=120 RIV River

natural=river

130 RIVF River feature canvec:CONCISCODE=130 RIVF River feature

natural=river

140 FALL Falls canvec:CONCISCODE=140 FALL Falls

natural=waterfall

150 LAKE Lake canvec:CONCISCODE=150 LAKE Lake

natural=water

160 SPRG Spring canvec:CONCISCODE=160 SPRG Spring

natural=spring

170 SEA Sea canvec:CONCISCODE=170 SEA Sea

natural=water

180 SEAF Sea canvec:CONCISCODE,180 SEAF Sea feature=*

natural=sea_feature

190 SEAU Undersea feature canvec:CONCISCODE=190 SEAU Undersea feature

sub_sea=feature

200 CHAN Channel canvec:CONCISCODE=200 CHAN Channel

natural=channel

210 RAP Rapids canvec:CONCISCODE=210 RAP Rapids

waterway=rapids

220 BAY Bay canvec:CONCISCODE=220 BAY Bay

natural=bay

230 CAPE Cape canvec:CONCISCODE=230 CAPE Cape

natural=cape

240 BCH Beach canvec:CONCISCODE=240 BCH Beach

natural=beach

250 SHL Shoal canvec:CONCISCODE=250 SHL Shoal

natural=shoal

260 ISL Island canvec:CONCISCODE=260 ISL Island

place,island=*

270 CLF Cliff canvec:CONCISCODE=270 CLF Cliff

natural=cliff

280 MTN Mountain canvec:CONCISCODE=280 MTN Mountain

natural=peak

290 VALL Valley canvec:CONCISCODE=290 VALL Valley

natural=valley

300 PLN Plain canvec:CONCISCODE=300 PLN Plain

natural=plain

310 CAVE Cave canvec:CONCISCODE=310 CAVE Cave

natural=cave_entrance

320 CRAT Crater canvec:CONCISCODE=320 CRAT Crater

natural=crater

330 GLAC Glacier canvec:CONCISCODE=330 GLAC Glacier

natural=glacier

340 FOR Forest canvec:CONCISCODE=340 FOR Forest

landuse=forest

natural=wood

350 VEGL Low vegetation canvec:CONCISCODE=350 VEGL Low vegetation

landuse=meadow

370 MISC Miscellaneous canvec:CONCISCODE=370 MISC Miscellaneous
380 RAIL Railway feature canvec:CONCISCODE=380 RAIL Railway feature

railway=rail

390 ROAD Road feature canvec:CONCISCODE=390 ROAD Road feature
400 AIR Air navigation feature canvec:CONCISCODE=400 AIR Air navigation feature

aeroway=aerodrome

410 MAR Marine navigation feature canvec:CONCISCODE=410 MAR Marine navigation feature

man_made,beacon=*

420 HYDR Hydraulic construction canvec:CONCISCODE=420 HYDR Hydraulic construction
430 RECR Recreational site canvec:CONCISCODE=430 RECR Recreational site

landuse=recreation_ground

440 RES Natural resources site canvec:CONCISCODE=440 RES Natural resources site
450 CAMP Miscellaneous campsite canvec:CONCISCODE=450 CAMP Miscellaneous campsite

tourism=camp_site

460 SITE Miscellaneous site canvec:CONCISCODE=460 SITE Miscellaneous site