GeoNova and the Nova Scotia Coordinate Referencing System team are pleased to announce the release of the new mobile version of the Coordinate Referencing Viewer.
Orthophotographs from the 2022 Aerial Photography are now available for a portion of Victoria & Inverness counties. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase a digital or hardcopy print.
Aerial Photography from 2022 is now available for a portion of Victoria & Inverness counties. Orthophotographs created from these new images should be available in early 2023.
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The Government of Nova Scotia is releasing an updated and improved contour dataset derived from 1m resolution LiDAR digital elevation models. These new contours are available within the Landforms topographic theme and will be maintained and distributed using the following Datum - NAD83(CSRS)v6, UTM Zone 20, CGVD2013.
The Government of Nova Scotia is releasing the most current version of the Nova Scotia Topographic Map as georeferenced images! These colourful raster images can be added directly into a GIS system and used as a background or for other mapping needs. The images are available for download using DataLocator.
These georeferenced map tiles contain:
The Government of Nova Scotia is releasing new LiDAR data that covers select parts of Nova Scotia including Cumberland, Pictou & Antigonish counties, as well as additional areas to fill existing data gaps in coverage mainly in the Cape Breton region, as well as Hants, Halifax, and Kings Counties. This LiDAR data includes LAZ point cloud data and various LiDAR derived products.
The NSCRS has released a Spring 2021 newsletter. Find out what’s been happening with the Nova Scotia Coordinate Referencing program over the past year, as well as what to expect in 2021.
A new engagement hub for Nova Scotians to contribute opinions and feedback about place name changes in our province has been released. The names on our maps are important because they help shape our identity by combining heritage, culture, and our sense of place. The new engagement hub offers an opportunity to have your voice heard!
Community engagement is important when new or changes to place names are proposed.
Check out the new Engagement Hub for Place Name Changes.
Recognizing Women with Canadian Place Names is an interactive map, developed by the Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC), that shows geographical features such as lakes, rivers, mountains, islands, parks, and other locations that have been named to commemorate women. Clickable points on the map display details about the name, including the story behind the name, along with an image and links to additional details where available. The map is available at Canada.ca/Womens-Map.
The Province is releasing new LiDAR data that covers the majority of Central, Western and South West Nova Scotia including the Minas Basin and Sable Island. This LiDAR data includes LAZ point cloud data and various LiDAR derived products.