The art of cartography is something that should be shared and helps people appreciate geography.
The “Historic Cartography” section was created to help people explore the many great sources of vintage cartography that we have here in Canada.
We include everything from detailed hand drawn maps by early explorers whom created and documented some of the earliest spatial representations of Canada to various maps that focused more on nature, the north, culture, and our people.
Some of the more popular Canadian Historic Maps that we promote include:
See the section below, for some of the latest additions to the website (or try using the search tools). If you know of some historic map related content or collections that you think that the Canadian geospatial community would benefit from knowing about then let us know and we will make sure to share it on our site and promote it our thousands of social followers (60,000+).
Browse some of the recent Historic Cartography related content we have added
https://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/Snapshot-Kingston.jpg6121012tmackinnonhttps://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/CanadianGIS-rec-logo-2021-v4.pngtmackinnon2021-02-18 10:00:422021-02-18 09:49:10Explore nearly 150 years of Kingston History using Maps and Aerial Images
https://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/Historic-Map-Prince-Edward-Island-.jpg6391216tmackinnonhttps://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/CanadianGIS-rec-logo-2021-v4.pngtmackinnon2019-08-26 15:15:152019-08-26 16:09:30Historic Maps of Prince Edward Island
https://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/History-of-Canada-in-10-Maps.png9391700tmackinnonhttps://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/CanadianGIS-rec-logo-2021-v4.pngtmackinnon2019-04-23 10:15:302019-05-11 12:23:01History of Canada in 10 Maps
https://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/Historical-Maps-of-Nova-Scotia.jpg10812115tmackinnonhttps://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/CanadianGIS-rec-logo-2021-v4.pngtmackinnon2019-02-13 11:32:202019-02-13 11:38:00Historical Maps of Nova Scotia
https://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/History-of-Cartography.png266400tmackinnonhttps://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/CanadianGIS-rec-logo-2021-v4.pngtmackinnon2016-02-29 22:11:382018-01-06 14:40:23Dr. Walter W. Ristow Prize (History of Cartography)
https://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/W.-H.-Pugsley-Collection-of-Early-Canadian-Maps.png266400tmackinnonhttps://canadiangis.com/wp-content/uploads/CanadianGIS-rec-logo-2021-v4.pngtmackinnon2015-11-18 08:00:082017-10-23 21:00:21W. H. Pugsley Collection of Early Canadian Maps (1556 to 1857)