Online maps – from historical maps to interactive maps such as Google Street view – are amazing tools. Have fun exploring these websites and improving your "visual and spatial literacy", and, if you get hooked, consider contributing to one of the many volunteer mapping projects!

On the Web

Atlas of Canada

A great source for Canadian historical and topographical maps, as well as topical maps on energy, forestry, geology, mining, population and more.

BC Stats: Mapping and Geography

Census data is presented geographically.

Canadian Geographical Names Data Base

Find a topographical map of a city, town, lake, mountain or any other geographical feature.

Early B.C. Maps - University of Victoria

UVic's digital collection of early B.C. maps primarily spanning the dates 1846 – 1876, showing the development of the territory from the two founding colonies until after the Province joined confederation.

Statistics Canada Census Maps

Census data is presented geographically.

West Vancouver Maps

Links to the District of West Vancouver's interactive web appplication WestMAP (GIS), the official Municipal Map and Guide, zoning maps etc.

West Vancouver Memorial Library’s Google Map for Visitors

Locate Cypress Mountain, the West Vancouver Community Centre, medical clinics, traffic webcams, local restaurants and more.

West Vancouver Memorial Library’s Google Street View

Locate images of the places you want to visit (where available) in Street View.