Canadian Federal Permit System
FPS to Latitude and Longitude
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38 62-30 N 114-15 W
F 72 61-00 N 115-30 W
Latitude and Longitude to FPS
62° 27' 52.50" N 114° 21' 19.69" W
60° 51' 22.50" N 115° 44' 17.81" W
The Canadian Federal Permit System is the Land Division System used by the Canadian Federal Government to regulate oil and gas exploration in Federal Lands in Canada.
It covers the
The FPS uses a set of survey grids that have east and west boundaries every 10 minutes of latitude and a width of 15 minutes of longitude (south of 70 degrees North) that changes to 30 minutes (north of 70 degrees North). Each survey grid is further subdivided into sections and units.
- Northwest Territories (including offshore)
- Nunavut (including offshore)
- Atlantic Ocean (offshore Maritimes)
- Pacific Ocean, (offshore British Columbia)
- Hudson Bay
Each grid is know by the latitude and longitude of it's North East corner.