This line shapefile represents rivers in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Data includes the name of the body of water, the type of body of water (river, canal, or connector), and location by country. This layer is from Winter Quarter 2016. This layer is intended to assist users in locating and analyzing river data in North America and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data. Hart Energy Publishing.(2016). Rivers, North America, Winter 2016. Hart Energy Publishing. Available at: http://purl.stanford.edu/hw359qq3814 This layer is presented in the WGS84 coordinate system for web display purposes. Downloadable data are provided in native coordinate system or projection.