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View Resource The Atlas of Canada

The Atlas of Canada Web site is maintained by the governmental Natural Resources Canada Agency. This excellent interactive mapping and informational device lets users choose from dozens of topics to map such as geology, hydrology, land cover, glaciers, wetlands, natural hazards, and sea ice, as well as several others such as people and society, economic, health, and more. Once a map loads, users...

http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/atlas-canada
View Resource Greater Toronto Area Digital Mapping Project

For those with an interest in examining both historic and contemporary maps of Toronto online, this Web site will prove to be a valuable and intriguing resource. Visitors may want to jump into the maps by looking through the index of 73 maps currently available for perusal. The historic maps featured here include a "Plan for Torento Harbour" from 1788 and a property development map of Toronto from...

http://prod.library.utoronto.ca/maplib/gta/
View Resource Atlas of Canada: Learning Resources

From Natural Resource Canada comes another good resource, the Atlas of Canada Learning Resources Web site. Visitors will find a list of curriculum activities that are related to, and in some cases utilize, the interactive Atlas. The modules include, a Curriculum Guide detailing how to link the Atlas with other resources, a geography glossary, a wide array of additional links, and more. The...

http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/atlas-canada
View Resource Canadian Geographic Atlas Online

Online atlases vary widely in quality, but this latest project from the Royal Canadian Geographical Society is a laudable production both in terms of its organization and also its multi-layered content. This highly interactive atlas allows users to explore all of Canada's landforms and boundaries through a pop-up atlas browser that includes a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, interface tool by which...

http://www.canadiangeographic.com/atlas/intro.aspx?lang=En
View Resource The Canadian County Atlas Digital Project

If you have ever wanted to roam through the history of Canada via a selection of excellent maps, this website will be just your cup of tea. The maps here have been digitized by the folks at McGill University and they cover all of Ontario in 1880. There are a number of maps for each county, and visitors can use the drop-down menus to look for items of particular interest. The menus include Choose a...

http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/countyatlas/searchmapframes...