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Canadian Coastal Information System (CIS)

Abstract: The Coastal Information System contains detailed information about the
geomorphic form and the material composition of the coastal features for
segments along the coast. These segments are based upon the division of
shorelines from the 1:10,000 to 1:250,000 topographic base maps. The
segmentation and attribution of the units was interactively conducted by a
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 29.0   E: -50.0   W: -150.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Earth Sciences Sector, Sedimentary and Marine Geoscience Branch, Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)
Dataset Title: Canadian Coastal Information System (CIS)
Dataset Release Place: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada
Online Resource: Information System ...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-01-01
Access Constraints Data accessible 2 years after first collected
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Fees: Fees may apply for formatting, media and delivery
Phone: +01-902-426-7262
Fax: +01-902-426-6152
Email: bszlavko at
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 1006, 1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-09-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-07-19