Fetching placenames from Canada Geographic Names Board
How to fetch list of all lakes with registered names from the Canada Geographic Names Board.
- Select “Water Features”, Yukon, and order by “Feature Type”
- Leave “Geographical Name” field empty and hit [Submit]
- On resultant page click “Feature Type” column heading so all Lakes are grouped together.
- Results says “1 of 100” but that means “on this page”. Tapping next will fetch more (640 total).
Bulk fetch all 640 in one go
- HTML: http://geogratis.gc.ca/services/geoname/en/geonames.html?q=&theme=3&province=60&concise=LAKE&num=1000
- CSV: http://geogratis.gc.ca/services/geoname/en/geonames.csv?q=&theme=3&province=60&concise=LAKE&num=1000