About "Mapping"

Creative and accurate cartography that illustrates Canada’s landscapes and geology, wildlife routes, communities, history, changing boundaries and more.

Canadian Geographic Best Maps 2020
Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic’s 2020 issues
iPhone and Mac users across Canada will notice drastic changes to Apple Maps following a massive update pushed to devices yesterday
A mountain half covered in snow

Mount Vaux in Yoho National Park

Mount Vaux in Yoyo National Park
They sustain us, enrich our lives and inspire us
A map of Toronto that is colour coded based on certain criteria

The cities within the city (Map: Liam McGuire).

Map: Liam McGuire
Urban geographer Liam McGuire on how he used maps to illustrate growing inequalities in Canadian cities

The What3Words navigational tool is easy to use. (Photo: What3Words)

Photo: What3Words
What3Words app gives 3m squares an identifying series of words, across the world

Mount Assiniboine is found on the border between British Columbia and Alberta. (Cartography: Chris Brackley)

Cartography: Chris Brackley
While its pyramid peak is almost instantly recognizable, Mount Assiniboine is also an excellent example of the general characteristics of all Canadian mountains
Canada's 75 biggest islands

The first exclusive wall map produced for sale by Canadian Geographic. (Poster: Canadian Geographic; cartography: Chris Brackley)

Poster: Canadian Geographic
Canadian Geographic's cartographer Chris Brackley shares insights into his process in charting the country's largest islands for an exclusive wall map

The abundance and diversity of life on and around Canadian mountains in the sea. Starting in the dark and deep flanks (top left) and ascending above the summit to the sunlit sea surface (bottom right), the mosaic shows cold-water corals and glass sponges on pillows of lava, a variety of fishes, octopus, crabs, seaweeds, sharks, whales, and seabirds. (Photos: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, S. Du Preez, C. Du Preez, Ocean Exploration Trust, the Northeast Pacific Seamount Expedition partners, Pacific Wild)

Photos: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, S. Du Preez, C. Du Preez, Ocean Exploration Trust, the Northeast Pacific Seamount Expedition partners, Pacific Wild.
Two marine biologists offer a glimpse of life at the bottom of the ocean during 2018, 2019 and 2020 seamount expeditions 

Canada’s part in the Battle of the Atlantic (highlighted on this map) is considered its most essential role in the war. (Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo)

Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo
Canada’s part in the Battle of the Atlantic, shown here is considered its most essential role in the war

La participation du Canada à la bataille de l’Atlantique (rehaussée sur cette carte) est considérée comme étant son rôle le plus crucial dans la guerre. (Carte : Chris Brackley/Can Geo)

Carte : Chris Brackley/Can Geo
La participation du Canada à la bataille de l’Atlantique, montrée ici, est considérée comme étant son rôle le plus crucial dans la guerre.
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