Niagara Topographic Map Images, 1:50k Series (1960s)

Scanned and georeference historical topographic maps of the Niagara area are available for download. These data are used to study changes in land use, urban growth, transportation networks, surface water features, shoreline changes and more.

Original Paper Series: Canada National Topographic Series, 1:50,000
Scanning Resolution: 200 dpi
Ground Resolution: 3 metres
Format: GeoTIFF
File Size: 50-60 megabytes per image
Coordinate System: GCS_NAD83_CSRS98

Topo map of Niagara 1960s
Old & New Welland Canals

[Niagara Topographic Map Images, 1:50k Series] [electronic resource]. (2014). St.Catharines, ON: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library. Available: Brock University Maps, Data & GIS (Accessed current date).


The data is in the public domain. Proper acknowledgement is requested.

Source: Natural Resources Canada

Related Information

Original historical maps are available in the MDGL, Mackenzie Chown C306.

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