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Map Resources

Resources collected for Spatial and Numeric Data Services (SANDS) staff

Cultural Maps


City of Calgary Land Use (Zoning)
Maps by city grid available in .pdf, asl a with link to the current City Bylaw

Calgary eMaps
Online mapping and .pdfs enable you to explore City of Calgary facility locations, community services, bike/pathway maps and Calgary Transit maps

Municipal District of Foothills (No. 31) Land Use Maps
Zoning maps by Township, in .pdf as well as land use maps for hamlets within MD-31

Rockyview County Land Use Bylaw Maps
Township and hamlet zoning maps, within the county, available in .pdf


Alberta Historical Landuse and Landscape Data Library
ALCES, a non-profit online educational data website states the library is NOT a substitute for the original data sources, but rather a convenient locale to view time series that illustrate key landuse and landscape metrics

Atlas of Alberta Railways
Hosted by the University of Alberta, 224 detailed maps are accompanied by short articles, illustrations, historic photographs, graphs and interesting trivia


Community Information Database
Provides access to socio-economic and demographic data and information for all communities across Canada

Canada Post Householder Counts and Maps (requires Flash)
Maps and tables, in .pdf, showing FSA (Forward Sortation Area) boundaries, 3-digit postal code and householder counts for urban and rural districts

Canadian Cell Tower Map Locater
FAQs about the data, and the data itself can be found here:


Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Map Room
Several interactive and static maps on Aboriginal people and communities

Aboriginal Mapping Network Map Gallery
Aboriginal Mapping Network (AMN) is a joint initiative of the Gitxsan and Ahousaht First Nations and Ecotrust Canada. The Map gallery provides links to primarily BC First Nations maps, however links are also available for pre-contact cultures, treaties and other North American First Nation groups

Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada from Canadian Geographic
In this atlas, you will find reference maps of Indigenous Canada, as well as a section devoted to Truth and Reconciliation, including detailed pages on many aspects of the topic with contemporary and historical photography, maps and more.

Indigenous Place Names in Canada
The map depicts Indigenous place names across Canada, shared by permission of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities and people. The names express territorial rights and describe the shapes, sounds, and stories of sovereign lands.


Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Map VIewer
Focusing on human interactions in the environment, SEDAC supports the integration of socioeconomic and earth science data. Access to data and WMS layers is also available upon registration.

World Bank interactive maps
Sample maps showing some environmental, economic and demographic data

EMDAT (Emergency Disasters Database) Maps
The maps, based upon the EM-DAT database, provide geographical summaries of disaster events and impacts from 1974 onwards

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Spatial and Numeric Data Services
Rm 466, Taylor Family Digital Library
Telephone: 403-220-6822

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