Maps, Data & GIS - Fact Sheet

Niagara Topographic Map Images, 1:50k Series (1965)

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
Coordinate System: GCS_NAD83_CSRS98

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

Access
Index & download [GeoTIFF][ArcGIS Online]

In ArcMap: Add Data from ArcGIS online... > search "Niagara NTS" [seamless image service]
Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Historical_Maps\Georeferenced\NTS\Niagara_NTS_50k\ [geoTIFF]
Below: Zoom in to see more detail. Click the map to access download options. [geoTIFF]


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

Canmatrix (GeoGratis)
Canmatrix of Niagara (zoomify, jpeg)

Sample Citation Format
[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 ftp://ftp.library.brocku.ca/Niagara50kNTS/30M_3_6_ed#_1970.tif (Accessed current date).

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