Vector digital topographic map - VMap1 - ARCHIVED The VMap1 collection is a legacy product that is no longer supported. VMap1 is a vector digital topographic reference product developed by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and The Department of National Defence (DND). VMap1 complies with international military specifications vector map, level 1. There are 24 VMap1 libraries covering the Canadian territory. The National Topographic Data Base (NTDB) at scale of 1:250 000 is the main source used to populate the Canadian VMap1 Libraries. Administrative Boundaries from Statistics Canada are used to add international borders, provincial and Indian reserve limits. NRCan paper maps at scale of 1:250 000 and the information in the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) are used to capture the names. The JOG (Joint Operations Graphic) paper maps were used by DND for the production of libraries 37, 38 and 66. Topographic features mainly from the NTDB have not been updated. VMap1 is published once and no product revision is planned. 2003-01-01 2017-12-12 Natural Resources Canada geoinfo@canada.ca Form DescriptorsVMAPVMAP1Military mappingEarth ScienceVegetationAdministrative boundariesWater saturated soilsLand useTopographyCommunicationsEnergyGeomaticsHydrographyInfrastructuresGeographical maps Prepackaged Shapefiles Vmap1 libraries (download directory)SHP http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/vmap1/shp Prepackaged VPF Vmap1 libraries (download directory)ZIP http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/vmap1/vpf Index of VMap1 coveragesPNG http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/vmap1/doc/Vmap1_Index.png VMap1 Military Specifications - MIL-PRF-89033 (English)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/vmap1/doc/VMAP_89033.pdf Amendment 1 to VMap1 Military Specifications - MIL-PRF-89033 (English)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/vmap1/doc/89033_VMAP_1_A1.pdf Department of Defense Interface Standard for Vector Product Format (English)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/vmap1/doc/2407_VPF.pdf

Vector digital topographic map - VMap1 - ARCHIVED

The VMap1 collection is a legacy product that is no longer supported. VMap1 is a vector digital topographic reference product developed by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and The Department of National Defence (DND). VMap1 complies with international military specifications vector map, level 1. There are 24 VMap1 libraries covering the Canadian territory. The National Topographic Data Base (NTDB) at scale of 1:250 000 is the main source used to populate the Canadian VMap1 Libraries. Administrative Boundaries from Statistics Canada are used to add international borders, provincial and Indian reserve limits. NRCan paper maps at scale of 1:250 000 and the information in the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) are used to capture the names. The JOG (Joint Operations Graphic) paper maps were used by DND for the production of libraries 37, 38 and 66. Topographic features mainly from the NTDB have not been updated. VMap1 is published once and no product revision is planned.

Resources

Resource Name Resource Type Format Language Links
Prepackaged Shapefiles Vmap1 libraries (download directory) Dataset SHP English Access
Prepackaged VPF Vmap1 libraries (download directory) Dataset ZIP English Access
Index of VMap1 coverages Guide PNG No linguistic content; Not applicable Access
VMap1 Military Specifications - MIL-PRF-89033 (English) Guide PDF English Access
Amendment 1 to VMap1 Military Specifications - MIL-PRF-89033 (English) Guide PDF English Access
Department of Defense Interface Standard for Vector Product Format (English) Guide PDF English Access

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