Nova Scotia Lake Survey Lakes Locations

data.novascotia.ca | Last Updated 17 Jun 2021

A shapefile of freshwater water bodies hat have been sampled as part of the Nova Scotia Lake Survey. The Nova Scotia Lake Survey program is a partnership initiative between Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) and Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture (NSDFA) to inventory lakes throughout the province determining baseline water quality, in support of both sport fisheries and water resource management areas. The following weblink connects to a Nova Scotia Environment web map that includes the locations of the monitored lakes within the province and an alternative method for downloading the same lake chemistry dataset: http://nse.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=7ded7a30bef44f848e8a4fc8672c89bd

Tags: water, freshwater, water bodies, water body, pond, lake, water quality, digital maps, shapefile

This dataset has the following 21 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
the_geomthe_geommultipolygon
OBJECTIDobjectidnumber
ALT_NAMEalt_nametext
PERIMETERperimeternumber
SEC_NAMEsec_nametext
MAIN_SEC_Cmain_sec_ctext
COUNTYcountytext
TOPO_MAP_Rtopo_map_rtext
LAKE_NAMElake_nametext
Areaareanumber
Acresacresnumber
Hectareshectaresnumber
EASTINGeastingnumber
NORTHINGnorthingnumber
SEC_CODEsec_codetext
SD_SEC_CODsd_sec_codtext
SEC_NAME_1sec_name_1text
MAIN_SEC_1main_sec_1text
Date_Chgdate_chgcalendar_date
Shape_Lengshape_lengnumber
Shape_Areashape_areanumber