Map Products and Services


Hard Copy Map Products

BC Topographic Map Series - The BC Topographic Map Series provides a new, province-wide general purpose reference map. Maps are based on the latest provincial TRIM (1:20,000) data and include several enhancements to a "traditional" topographic map. GeoBC Topographic Maps

National Topographic (NTS) Map Series - Topographic maps produced by Natural Resources Canada conform to the National Topographic System (NTS) of Canada. The National Topographic System provides general-purpose topographic map coverage of the entire Canadian landmass. These maps depict, in detail, ground relief, drainage, forest cover, administrative areas, populated areas, transportation routes and facilities, and cultural features. They are available in two standard scales, 1/50 000 and 1/250 000. To purchase this product or other lithographed maps of British Columbia, Canada Map Office

Backroad Mapbooks - An outdoor recreation guide that includes recreational and road features for Vancouver, Coast and Mountains



DataBC Geographic Services

DataBC provides Direct access to authoritative geographic data through a number of of different online services.  From this site you can explore more than 3,500 datasets, applications and web services including geographic data from the B.C. Geographic Warehouse.

One of the most requested datasets in the BC Geographic Warehouse is the Vegetation Resource Inventory - (Forest Cover)
Please use this quick link to download the latest version of the VRI

Discover Explore the BC Data Catalogue including geographic data from the BC Geographic Warehouse.
View and Analyze View and interact with data directly using browser based tools.
Download Order land and resource data from the BC Geographic Warehouse (BCGW). You will be directed to a number of screens where you can login and then select data and request the format. Your data will then be compiled. Once the data is ready, you will receive an email with a link to download the data to your computer.
Connect DataBC offers data connection services that allows users to view thousands of data layers from the BC Geographic Warehouse in geospatial software or custom applications.


GeoBC Base Mapping and Cadastre

Gridded DEM's Gridded digital elevation model data set
TRIM Positional Maps Digital Terrain Resource Information Management (TRIM) topographic database at 1:20,000.

Aerial Photography and Digital Imagery

Aerial photography and other products can be ordered from the Base Map Online store.

Google Earth - Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips