Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board Maps

These maps are for illustrative purposes only. They are not legal documents, and should not be treated as such. When using these maps, the user should follow these conditions.

Base Maps

The following base maps were created to support the regulatory review process. These basemaps are available at each of the websites of the Land and Water Boards of Mackenzie Valley including the SLWBWLWB, and GLWB

NWT Land Information Related to Indigenous Groups

Mineral Tenure

  •  Demonstrates mineral tenure(s) including mineral claims, mineral leases, prospecting permits, and coal exploration licences in the NWT.

National Topographic System (NTS) Map Sheet

  • Demonstrates the topographic map sheet number for the Northwest Territories.

Federally Managed Lands

  • Demonstrates surface and/or subsurface rights held by the Government of Canada on lands in the NWT.

Private Lands

  • Demonstrates settlement and/or private lands in the NWT.

Interim Land Withdrawal

  • Demonstrates areas where GNWT is prohibited from disposing of the land. 

GNWT Regional Boundaries

  • Demonstrates the GNWT regional boundaries and their associated Lands' Regional Superintendents and Managers, and Environmental and Natural Resources' Regional Superintendents and Water Resource Officers.

Territorial Land (ATLAS)

  • The GNWT's ATLAS Community Maps providing features such as parcel information, structures, elevation etc. 

Northern Oil and Gas Interactive Map

  • INAC's interactive map showing current titles (e.g. Exploration Licence, Significant Discovery Licence, Production Licence, etc. 

Inventory of Landscape Change Map Viewer

  • GNWT Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program (CIMP)'s inventory of disturbances and other changes on the landscape

 There are poster sized maps (.pdf) and/or interactive webmaps versions when available

Current Authorizations

The following series of maps illustrate the Current Authorizations managed by the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (MVLWB). Active authorizations are Water Licences and/or Land Use Permits with ongoing activities, and expired authorizations are awaiting inspection, file closure, final plans, and letter of clearance.