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

Query reference: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/tools-applications/9249


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