Wetlands (WER)

Coordinate system: 4326 - "WGS 84"


This layer contains areas of wetlands across Canada. A wetland is a a water-saturated area, intermittently or permanently water-covered, having cattails, rushes or grasslike vegetation (marsh) and/or shrub and tree-type vegetation (swamp).

Note: In 2012, there was a datum change from NAD83 to WGS84.

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