Sahtu Land and Water Board Maps

Disclaimer: 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 MVLWBWLWB, and GLWB

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 SLWB has developed a series of maps to demonstrate current authorizations including active and expired Water Licences and Land Use Permits in the Sahtu Settlement Area. 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.

Oil & Gas Activity

The SLWB has developed a series of maps related to the oil and gas exploration in the Sahtu Settlement Area for public information on past and current activities. These maps will be updated yearly to reflect the levels of exploration development on each land parcel.

Quarrying Activity (under review)

This map demonstrates the quarrying activities managed by the Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley in the NWT. 

Sahtu Land Use Plan Zoning 

The Sahtu Land Use Planning Board has prepared a webmap of the Sahtu Settlement Area (SSA) and its zoning or land use designations.