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Atlas North Circumpolar Region ()

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Access: web
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The North Circumpolar Region map provides a comprehensive view of the area of Canada and the World situated between 55ºN latitude and the North Pole. Special features include: * all federal, provincial and territorial boundaries for Canada including the Nunavut proposed boundary as well as the international boundaries of neighbouring countries. * major road and rail transportation networks. * hydrography and ice cover. * a selection of populated places along with administrative, provincial and national capitals. * offshore features such as ocean bathymetry the international date line, Canada's exclusive fishing zone.
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Bathymetric Contours (2003)

Date: 2003
Creator: University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Datum: WGS84
Projection: Geographic
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Access: web
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Bathymetric Contours Generated using GEBCO 2003
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Bathymetry of Lake Erie and Lake Saint Clair ()

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Creator: National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
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Access: CD-ROM [122]
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New bathymetry of Lake Erie and Lake Saint Clair has been compiled as a component of a NOAA project to rescue Great Lakes lake floor geological and geophysical data and make it more accessible. This project is a cooperative effort between scientists at the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division (NGDC/MGG), the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) and the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS).
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Bathymetry of Lake Michigan ()

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Creator: National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
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Scale: 1:250000
Access: CD-ROM [121]
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New bathymetry of Lake Michigan has been compiled as a component of a NOAA project to rescue Great Lakes lake floor geological and geophysical data and make it more accessible. This bathymetry was compiled at a scale of 1:250,000, with a contour interval of 5 meters. This project is a cooperative effort between investigators at the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center's Marine Geology & Geophysics Division (NGDC/MGG) and the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL).
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Bathymetry of Lake Ontario G2 (1999)

Date: 1999
Creator: National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
Datum: WGS84
Projection: Geographic
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Access: CD-ROM [123] and web
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The new bathymetry of Lake Ontario bathymetry was a collaborative effort between scientists at the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL), the Canadian Hydrographic Service, and the University of Colorado Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES). DEM file for download is a composite of all files on DVD.
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Digital Elevation Model of the Greater Toronto Area, Southern Ontario Bathymetry (1999)

Date: 1999
Creator: Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada (Paquette, Russell, Moore, and Hinton)
Datum: NAD
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Scale: 1:50000 or 30 metre
Access: CD-ROM #015
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"A hydrologically conditioned Digital elevation Model has been developed for the Greater Toronto Area of southern Ontario and for Lake Ontario. The model has been developed from 1:50 000 NTDB data onshore and Canadian Hydrographic Service bathymetric point data for Lake Ontario. Terrain specific interpolation and drainage enforcement techniques within the ARC/INFO TOPOGRID software module were used to interpolate the data to a gred cell of 30m. Verification of the model demonstrates that elevations are correct to plus or minus 3m. This digital elevation model is suitable for the automatic delineation of watersheds. This report documents the development of the model included on this compact disc. The model was developed as part of the Geological Survey of Canada Oak Ridges Moraine National Mapping and Hydrogeology programs in conjunction with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the Canadian Hydrographic Service. "; 3 metre accuracy
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Fizychna karta chornomorsʹkykh kraiv / The physical map of the Black Sea region (1941)

Date: 1941
Creator: V. Kubiiovych, M. Kulytsʹkyi
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Scale: 1:1,500,000
Access: web
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Names of towns on map are in Ukranian, but publication notes in both Ukranian and German.

Map was created by government for school purposes, as is noted on the top of the map in German: Fur den Schulunterricht durch die Hauptabteilung Unterricht in der Regierung des Generalgouvernments am 8.IV. 1941 unter K.Zl.2073/41-II VU 41012 genehmigt.

Relief by contours and bathymetric tints.

Legend shows population; boundaries; elevation.


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General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) (2003)

Date: 2003
Creator: British Oceanographic Data Centre
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Scale: 1 minute grid
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The General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) aims to provide the most authoritative, publicly-available bathymetry data sets for the world's oceans. Users must register in order to download dataset. You may download the product from the link above or use the DVD in the Map Library: DVD[333.5]
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General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) (1997)

Date: 1997
Creator: British Oceanographic Data Centre
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Access: CD-ROM [099]
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The General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) aims to provide the most authoritative, publicly-available bathymetry data sets for the world's oceans.
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General Chart of the Great Lakes 1st ed. (1927)

Date: 1927
Creator: Canada Hydrographic Office
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Scale: 1:1 200 000
Access: web
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Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows cities and towns; boundaries; railways; principal sailing routes; insets: St. Lawrence River between Montreal and Quebec -- Rainy Lake and Lake of the Woods. Includes distance charts; elevation and dimension chart.
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Geographica (1999)

Date: 1999
Creator: Random House Australia
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Access: CD-ROM [111]
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Comprehensive general atlas of the World. Contains genaeral data as well.
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International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO) ()

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The goal of this initiative is to develop a digital data base that contains all available bathymetric data north of 64 degrees North, for use by mapmakers, researchers, and others whose work requires a detailed and acurate knowledge of the depth and the shape of the Arctic seabed. Initiated in 1997, this undertaking has so far engaged the volunteer efforts of investigators who are affiliated with eleven institutions in eight countries: Canada, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the USA. The activity has also been endorsed and/or supported financially by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), the US Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the US National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC). Version 1.0 of the IBCAO Grid is available for dowloading, along with bathymetric contours in digital vector form and an updated version of the Map that is suitable for plotting. We'd appreciate feedback on how to improve these products, along with information that would help us obtain new data sets for enhancing the IBCAO data base.
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Navigational Charts - Electronic (various)

Date: various
Creator: Office of Coast Surveys - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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Access: Web
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Lake Ontario is on charts 14800 and 14802
Lake Erie is chart 14820
Lake Superior is on charts 14961, 14964, 14966 and 14967
Lake Huron is chart 14860
Lake Michigan is on several charts
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North American Bathymetry Data ()

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Creator: Stephen Baig
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Plan of Toronto Harbour Lake Ontario surveyed July and August 1881 (1881)

Date: 1881
Creator: Tache (Taché), Joseph-Charles 1820-1894
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Scale: 1 inch to 600 feet
Access: web
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One image comes from Library and Archives Canada's collection of microfiche held at the Map and Data library at the University of Toronto. The second image is a reproduction of the bathymetry and the shoreline of Toronto Harbour and the islands. As well, contours have been created by the transcribers of the map. The map seems to have been created by someone in the Geology department at the University of Toronto but the date of creation is unknown. It seems to have been done a number of years ago as seen with the type of ink used to label the map's bathymetric readings.
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Seafloor Mapping Data and Image Portals ()

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Creator: Davey Jones
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Access: web
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A list of sites offering under sea gis data for the world
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Seamless Digital Chart of the World Version 3.01, 2004 ()

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Creator: Global Mapping International
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Access: CD-ROM [202]
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This product is a globally seamless adaptation of the U.S. Government's Digital Chart of the World (Vector Smart Map Level 0 [VMap0], Edition 5) produced by Global Mapping International in ESRI shapefile format, with added country polygons and updated first-level subdivisions of countries. The underlying Digital Chart of the World was developed by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (now the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency)of the U.S. government. GMI has merged the DCW into seamless, global shapefile layers (the original consists of four separate libraries, each divided into dozens of tiles). GMI has also provided sample map project and layer files applying appropriate cartographic symbology to the complex classification system of VMap0). The VMap0 data was compiled from the Operational Navigational Chart (ONC) series of air navigation maps with a scale of 1:1,000,000. Full information about VMAP Level 0, edition 5 is contained in MIL-PRF-89039 "PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION - VECTOR SMART MAP (VMap) Level 0" as amended (VMAP0_spec.pdf) GMI has also provided sample map project and layer files applying appropriate cartographic symbology to the complex classification system of VMap 0 when using the shapefiles in ArcGIS version 8.3 and above.
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To Illustrate a Paper on the Formation of Toronto harbour (1850)

Date: 1850
Creator: Sanford Fleming
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Access: web
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A plugin is required to view this image online. The plugin can be downloaded from http://www.lizardtech.com/download/dl_download.php?
detail=geo_expressview_plugin&platform=win
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Undersea with GIS (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: ESRI Press
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Access: CD-ROM [140]
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"In the same way GIS has helped make analysis and mapping of the earth's surface more accessible and powerful, GIS technology allows experts to see that large portion of the planet that is underwater. This collection of works from experts in marine biology, oceanography, aquatic resource management, and other fields charts the ways in which GIS is beginning to help improve understanding of the oceans."
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Vector World Map (VMap) (various)

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Projection: geographic
Scale: 1:1000000
Access: web
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Various geographic features covering the entire earth. World coverage of topographic map themes. VMap includes major road and rail networks, hydrologic drainage systems, utility networks (cross-country pipelines and communication lines), major airports, elevation contours, coastlines, international boundaries and populated places. The original VMAP files were created by the United States Defense Mapping Agency, based on the Digital Chart of the World 1:1,000,000. Version 5 is based on the newest edition of the 1:1,000,000 Operational Navigation Charts, published by the United States national Imagery and Mapping Agency. Source: http://www.library.carleton.ca/gis/landinfo_vmap.htm
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WVSPLUS (World Vector Shoreline Plus) (various)

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Projection: geographic
Scale: 1:1M; 1:3M; 1:12M; 1:40M; 1:120M; 1:120M; 1:250K
Access: web
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From the vendor web pages at http://www.cartographic.com/products/gis/vpf/wvsplus.asp " This product of unprecedented detail covers the entire Earth, covering the coastlines and international boundaries of every continent, including Antarctica. WVSPLUS is one database comprised of six libraries varying from 1:250,000 to 1:120,000,000 scales. These libraries, WVS250K, WVS001M, WVS003M, WVS012M, WVS040M, and WVS120M, represent the world at 1:250,000, 1:1,000,000, 1:3,000,000, 1:12,000,000, 1:40,000,000, and 1:120,000,000 scales respectively. Each library contains several thematic coverages: * Coastline/Countries/Ocean * Maritime Boundaries (for 1:250,000 scale only) * Supplemental Maritime Boundaries (for 1:250,000 scale only) * Bathymetry (for 1:40,000,000, 1:12,000,000 and 1:3,000,000 scales only) * Names Placement * Data Quality WVSPLUS data can be easily viewed or imported with a number of software programs including ESRI's suite of products (ArcInfo, ArcGIS, ArcView) and MapInfo. The original data structure is Vector Product Format (VPF) to US Military Standard (MIL-STD-2407), which is compliant with the international standard, Digital Geographic Information Exchange Standard (DIGEST) Annex C. The WVSPLUS feature and attribute content is defined in the US Military Specification MIL-PRF-89012A. "
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