Fisheries and Land Resources

Topographic Mapping

Community Mapping - (Large Scale)

Provides detailed mapping, from aerial photography, of nearly all Municipalities and surrounding areas with the exception of the Cities of St. John's and Mount Pearl. There are 3100 maps at 1:2500 scale, and 283 maps at 1:5000 scale. Since 1991, 1792 new maps have been produced in vector digital format as collected in the stereo plotted. In addition 335 of the existing maps were converted to vector digital format. All of the vector data is fully structured for GIS applications.

In order to have complete coverage of all large scale base maps for GIS applications, 1800 of the older paper maps are available in an unstructured vector digital format. These unstructured maps can be used as a backdrop image in a GIS application. The maps are registered to the provincial grid reference system.

Peter Brown

Product availability, costs, and ordering
Tel: (709) 729-3304

Michael Upshall

Cartographic Technician

Resource Mapping - (Medium Scale)

Provides vector digital data of the National Topographic Series (NTS) of maps, from Federal-Provincial cost shared digital conversion of paper maps. All of Newfoundland and Labrador is available at both 1:250,000 scale and 1:50,000 scale.

A pilot project was initiated in August 2000 to produce digital ortho-photo mapping at 1:10:000 scale on the Bay Verte Peninsula. This project has continued in subsequent years and we now have complete coverage of the Island of Newfoundland.

Michael Upshall

Cartographic Technician
 
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