Friday, January 8, 2010

New maps and geodata from NRCan

from message from CARTA-l on January 8, 2009

*Natural Resources Canada invites you to browse our latest selection of
maps and geospatial data releases:*
New* Canadian Topographic Maps**** *
New and updated** Canadian Topographic Maps now available via*
**_GeoGratis_***
<http://GeoGratis.gc.ca/geogratis/en/product/search.do?id=37505>**
include 104 maps at 1:50 000 scale covering areas in the Atlantic
Provinces, Quebec, Ontario, the Prairies and Canada's North. The
maps released in the North include 38 brand new maps covering
large areas of Baffin Island previously unmapped at 1:50 000
scale. These new maps are the first of 1600 new topographic maps
of Canada's northern regions to be produced by NRCan over the next
two and a half years.
See the* ****_complete list of newly released topographic maps_***

<ftp://ftp2.cits.nrcan.gc.ca/pub/cantopo/doc/20091222_CMO_maps_BCC_cartes.pdf>**
on GeoGratis.
Paper copies of all Canadian Topographic Maps are also available
through _Regional Distributors_
<http://maps.nrcan.gc.ca/distrib_centres_e.php> of the Canada Map
Office, and through _Certified Map Printers_
<http://maps.nrcan.gc.ca/printers_e.php> who ensure local, high
quality, on-demand plotting of topographic maps.
New* CanVec* 1:50 000 Data
This fifth release of* ****_CanVec_***
<http://www.geogratis.ca/geogratis/en/product/search.do?id=28954>**
includes the addition of 154 new datasets, update of National Road
Network data for nine provinces and territories, and the update of
geographical names for the entity "Named feature". An improved
symbology file is now available in the _GeoGratis FAQ_
<http://www.geogratis.ca/geogratis/en/faq.html> section. For more
information, please refer to the* ****_CanVec Release notes_***

<http://ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca/pub/canvec/doc/CanVec_release_notes_en.pdf>**.

New* Toporama* Data
This third release of the* ****_Toporama_***
<http://www.geogratis.ca/geogratis/en/product/search.do?id=36765>**
product corresponds to the fifth release of CanVec, and includes
the addition of 154 new datasets, the update of the National Road
Network data for nine provinces and territories, and the update of
geographical names for the entity "Named feature". For more
information, please refer to the* ****_Toporama Release notes_***

<http://ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca/pub/toporama/doc/Toporama_release_notes_v3_0.pdf>**.
New from the* National Air Photo Library*
New 2009 aerial photographs covering Ottawa were recently added to
the National Air Photo Library's collection of over six million
photographs covering all of Canada. These new air photos can be
viewed through* ****_NAPL On-Line_***

<http://napl.cits.nrcan.gc.ca/wes/ClientDisplay/startEnglishClient.jsp?wes_portal_language_id=en_US&showLogin=null&width=1024&height=768>**,
along with over 434 000 other digital aerial photographs covering
various regions of Canada.
New from the* Atlas of Canada*
*****_Atlas of Canada 2010 Winter Olympics Mapping Project_***
<http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/twentyten>** – The
Atlas of Canada has published a special series of interactive maps
in advance of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Paralympic Winter
Games. The* Winter Olympic Medallists Map* depicts the birthplace
of past Canadian Winter Olympic and Paralympic medallists. As
Canada's new Winter Olympic medal winners emerge during the
Vancouver games, this interactive map will be updated to show
their birthplaces.
A promotional poster map has also been produced depicting the
location of* ****_2010 Olympic sites_***

<http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/archives/poster/olympic_sites_map_2010>**.
The poster map covers a large region of southern British Columbia,
and uses detailed inset maps to show all Olympic venues.
New from***** GeoBase*
New* ****_National Hydro Network_***
<http://www.geobase.ca/geobase/en/news/2009/rhn.html>** (NHN) data
– Data for 38 drainage areas were recently published, bringing the
total number of NHN datasets available on the GeoBase portal to
1130. This release includes drainage areas in the Hudson Bay
Lowlands and in the far north. Our latest* ****_newsletter_***

<http://www.geobase.ca/doc/newsletters/GeoBase_newsletter_fall_2009_en.pdf>**
is online!
Further announcements on new mapping and geospatial product releases by
Natural Resources Canada will follow. For more information, please visit
the GeoGratis "___*What's New*_
<http://GeoGratis.gc.ca/geogratis/en/whatsnew.html>" page or contact us
at: _geoginfo@NRCan.gc.ca_ <mailto:geoginfo@NRCan.gc.ca>.

1 comment:

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