Indexes of the National Topographic System of Canada Topographic maps produced by Natural Resources Canada conform to the National Topographic System (NTS) of Canada. Indexes are available in three standard scales: 1:1,000,000, 1:250,000 and 1:50,000. The area covered by a given mapsheet is determined by its latitude and longitude. 1:1,000,000 mapsheets are identified by a combination of three numbers (e.g. 098). 1:250,000 mapsheets are identified by a combination of numbers, and letters ranging from A through P (e.g. 098C). Sixteen smaller segments (1 to 16) form blocks used for 1:50,000 mapping (e.g. 098C03). 2015-01-01 2018-05-01 Natural Resources Canada geoinfo@canada.ca Form DescriptorsCanadaEarth SciencesVector Indexes of the National Topographic System of CanadaNTSIndexesEarth sciencesCartographyGeographyGeographic dataGeographic information systemsGeomaticsTopographyToponymyMapsGeographical mapsTopographical maps NRCan - Canadian National Topographic System (NTS) (Groupe de couches)WMS https://maps.geogratis.gc.ca/wms/nts_grid_en?service=wms&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities&layers=nts_index_layers&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html RNCan - Système national de référence cartographique du Canada (SNRC) (Groupe de couches)WMS https://cartes.geogratis.gc.ca/wms/nts_grid_fr?service=wms&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities&layers=nts_index_layers&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html Pre-packaged SHAPE filesSHP http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/index/nts_snrc.zip Pre-packaged KML filesKMZ http://ftp.cartes.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/index/nts_snrc.kmz Indexes in Tif formatTIFF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/index/index_tif/ Indexes in PDF formatPDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/index/index_pdf/

Indexes of the National Topographic System of Canada

Topographic maps produced by Natural Resources Canada conform to the National Topographic System (NTS) of Canada. Indexes are available in three standard scales: 1:1,000,000, 1:250,000 and 1:50,000. The area covered by a given mapsheet is determined by its latitude and longitude. 1:1,000,000 mapsheets are identified by a combination of three numbers (e.g. 098). 1:250,000 mapsheets are identified by a combination of numbers, and letters ranging from A through P (e.g. 098C). Sixteen smaller segments (1 to 16) form blocks used for 1:50,000 mapping (e.g. 098C03).

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Resource Name Resource Type Format Language Links
NRCan - Canadian National Topographic System (NTS) (Groupe de couches) Web Service WMS English Access
RNCan - Système national de référence cartographique du Canada (SNRC) (Groupe de couches) Web Service WMS French Access
Pre-packaged SHAPE files Dataset SHP English
French
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Pre-packaged KML files Dataset KMZ English
French
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Indexes in Tif format Guide TIFF English
French
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Indexes in PDF format Guide PDF English
French
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