Physiography of Southern Ontario provides detailed physiographic information based on 1:50,000 scale; acquired from OMAF (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food), 1990. The data includes visible surface formations such as escarpments, morraines, clay plains and sand plains. View the counties covered by the Physiography data set.
The Physiography of Southern Ontario data is available in ArcGIS coverage format. Selected counties are also available in shapefile format.
Data use: Restrictions/Copyright
The data is licenced to Brock University faculty, staff and students for teaching and research purposes only. A license agreement must be signed before the files will be delivered. The data is under copyright by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).
Accessing the Data
The data is accessed using GIS (geographic information systems) software including ArcGIS. See Map Library staff for assistance.
Obtaining a Copy of Digital Data
ORIGINAL DATA: after signing a license agreement, original data may be burned to CD, saved to 3/4" floppy or memory stick.
IMAGE OF DATA: a static image may be obtained on 3/4" floppy, CD, memory stick or sent via e-mail.
HARDCOPY: data may be printed to the Map Library printer at a small cost per page. The University Library also has large format printing services. Ask staff for details.
Sample Citation Format (Hamilton
Physiography of Southern Ontario [computer file]. (1990). Guelph, Ontario: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Available: Brock University Map Library Controlled Access DATA PC E:\DATA\OMAFRA\HWENT\HWENT\HWENTP (Accessed May 18, 2005).
Example of the Physiography data: Hamilton Wentworth county