Maps

Select a map collection below.

List of Map Collections:

Toporama – Topographic Maps

Topographic map of Banff, Alberta showing 1:50 000 detail.

Continuous map coverage for all of Canada is available from national to regional and local topographic scales. The dynamic map viewer offers features for searching place names, zooming and panning, measuring distances, getting coordinates and more. The maps depict, in detail, ground relief (landforms and terrain), drainage (lakes and rivers), forest cover, administrative areas, populated areas, transportation routes and facilities (including roads and railways), and other constructed features. They use data from the Atlas of Canada (1: 1 000 000 to 1:30 000 000), National Topographic Data Base 1:250 000 and CanVec 1:50 000.

Reference Maps

Composite image of various reference maps

Reference maps encompass international, national and provincial maps in addition to basic black and white outline maps that include capital city locations and/or names.

Map Archives

Part of a map of Canada

All of The Atlas of Canada's maps are freely available for downloading. This includes all past six editions, federal election and poster maps and many others.

Wall Maps

Composite of wall maps

This section provides a description and purchasing information for a series of national and international printed wall maps produced by the Atlas of Canada.

Selected Thematic Maps

Photo of power lines and map of generating stations across Canada

This section provides access to a selection of downloadable thematic maps produced by the Atlas of Canada.