How to Use the Geography Network Canada
The Geography Network Canada provides access to geographic
content from hundreds of organizations around the world. The content ranges
from "live" map services that can be viewed online to static geographic data
sets that can be downloaded for use with mapping software. Here you can learn
how to find content available through the Geography
Network Canada, use content that you have found, or
publish content from your organization in the Geography Network Canada.
Types of Content
The Geography Network includes many
types of geographic content, including those listed below.
For more information, please refer to the detailed description
of Geography Network Canada Content.
Map Services: "live" map published
over the Internet
Data Services: map service for
which you can download the data
GIS Web Services: geoprocessing
tools for application developers
Solutions: custom built online
applications for end-users
Map Data Files: geographic data
for your mapping system
Map Image Files: static map images
that you can download
Clearinghouses: web sites offering
data and maps
Learn how to...
Find Data on the Geography Network
Use Data on the Geography Network
Publish Data on the Geography