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Geomatics Yukon GIS Data and Yukon Lands Viewer

Geomatics Yukon GIS Data and Yukon Lands Viewer

Geomatics Yukon GIS Data and Yukon Lands Viewer

Geomatics Yukon is the online portal location where you will find GIS open data and imagery for the Yukon Territory. It hosts and distributes a wide range of web mapping applications and spatial data for several Yukon Government departments and partners that allow people to search their growing collection of available data sets.

Although most data from Geomatics Yukon is freely distributed and available to the public including Imagery; some of the satellite imagery that they have is licensed only to the Yukon Government so is only available to project partners and First Nations governments on request, though the website and requires an Imagery Use Agreement to be completed first.

Geomatics Yukon offers an online web mapping  through the Energy, Mines and Resources Yukon Lands Viewer. It is built upon an Esri server with Geocortex by Latitude Geographics providing powerful well-rounded mapping tools and innovative features for a wide range of experienced and not so experienced end users.

Yukon Lands Viewer showing Satellite Imagery ofDawson City

The Yukon Lands Viewer like many other Esri based web served applications provides many useful tools and applications from searching data sets to customizing your own map. They provide the ability to incorporate your own data from shape files or CSV data as well as the ability to draw and edit features  and then print or export your results. A pretty detailed instruction manual can help those that run into troubles with the map viewer.

Geomatics Yukon aims to provide a central source for distributing Yukon government spatial data and imagery and although some what limited it is off to a good start in becoming an opendata portal.

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[originally published Sept 22, 2013]

City of Saint John Maps, Plans and Historical Data

Saint John-New Brunswick historic maps

City of Saint John Maps, Plans and Historical Data

Located in southern New Brunswick on the Bay of Fundy, the City of Saint John was incorporated back in 1785 and has grown to be known as a culturally diverse and historically rich city. Like many other Canadian municipalities have come to realize, maps are important to its citizens. Therefore the City of Saint John has been offering a wide range of maps, aerial photography and survey plans on their website dating back to the 1800’s. Below are some links to the many map collections that they have available.

The Saint John Historical Maps collection includes an interactive atlas from 1875, compiled from official hand drawn plans and surveys. You will also find an interactive map of Historic Coastline and Fortifications and scanned copies of Murdoch-Lingley Survey Plans from 1920.

Saint John Maps - Saint John New Brunswick online maps

City of Saint John Maps & Aerial Photographs

The Geographic Information Systems Division is responsible for creating and maintaining all mapping and associated geographic information for The City of Saint John and provide a wide variety of pre-made and interactive online maps. Their modern interactive online web mapping  application is provided for everyday uses that includes orthophotos, terrain models, parcel information, civic numbers and many more layers. Just like most good online maps, they provide users the ability to customize their map using a variety of layers, drawing tools, and search functionality.Saint John Maps - City of Saint John Historic Air Photo Archives

The City of Saint John Historic Air Photo Archives contains a wide range of aerial photographs ans oblique images dating back to 1927.

They also provide a Saint John tourist map, public transit Maps, zoning maps, an interactive future land use map, street maps, electoral maps, trails maps, heritage conservation area maps and many more.

One would have to agree that a solid effort has been made  to provide a wide variety of pre-made City of Saint John maps and historical cartography. Perhaps someday we will also see spatial data become available as well.

 

 

 


Other New Brunswick Map & Data Sources