//Skip to main content
Map records in Evergreen for NTS maps:
Topographic Maps are produced by the Centre for Topographic Information of Natural Resources Canada
National Topographic System (NTS) map sheets offer detailed information on any particular area.
To help you understand what topographic maps are and how to use them, the NRC has created a Topographic Maps: the Basics guide
It explains mapping terms, some of which are scale, datum, finding UTS references, map grids, and contours.
NTS (National Topographic System) maps are available online from ...
The NL Campus Library has 3 scales available in NTS maps:
(1) 1:25,000 - currently out of print; available for local areas in Southern Ontario
(2) 1:50,000 - maps available for a few Southern Ontario regions
(3) 1:250,000 - limited selection
For an explanation of the grid system of the index maps of the NTS, click here
First element is a dark grey number - 1:1,000,000 scale maps.
Inside are 16 lettered sections - the 1:250,000 scale maps.
Each section is divided into numbered areas - the 1:50,000 scale maps.
GeoGratis is free geospatial data and satellite imagery available from the Natural Resources Canada, Earth Sciences Division.
It has been grouped into collections and is compatible with GIS (geographic information system) software.