Access: Local CD
Available at the Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Information Centre Information desk. Call number G3400 1999 E87
Available to all users.
Coverage and Frequency
The GIC has versions 1.0 (1997), 1.1 (1998), 2.0 (1999)
Contains base data for Canada, all the provinces and territories, and some cities. Canadian data includes national and provincial outlines; city locations; ecozones; fault lines; a five degree grid; lakes, rivers, parks, railroads, and roads. Provincial data includes all the previous data as well as airports, contours, digital elevation models, geology, moraines, place names, soils, and utilities. Tabular data includes agricultural production, demographics, economic data, educational data, health data, and household data aggregated to the provincial level. These data are intended to aid K-12 geography education.
To view and extract vector and raster data from this CD, you may use ArcView 3.x or ArcGIS 9.x, available on the public workstations at the Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Information Centre.
User Guide / Search Tips
For additional information and documentation, consult ESRI Canada Schools and Libraries Program.