Printed Maps

CanSIS and its partners have printed thousands of maps about Canadian soils, landscapes, and climate. Many of these maps have been scanned and are available here.

National Ecological Framework for Canada

Soil Landscapes of Canada (SLC)

Canada Land Inventory (CLI) 1:1,000,000

CLI maps published by Canada's Agricultural Rehabilitation and Development Act (ARDA) programme between 1961 and 1978 at a scale of 1:1,000,000.

Canada Land Inventory (CLI) 1:250,000 and 1:125:000

CLI maps published by Canada's ARDA programme between 1961 and 1978 at a scale of 1:250,000 and 1:125,000.

Alberta Land Inventory 1:250,000

Northern Land Use Information Series (NLUIS)

Maps published by Agriculture Canada, Environment Canada, and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada between 1978 and 1986 at a scale of 1:250,000.

Soil Degradation Risk

Soil degradation risk maps showing wind erosion risk, water erosion risk, and risk of salinization. These maps were produced by Agriculture Canada between 1986 and 1993, based on climate information tied to SLC polygons.

Areas Vulnerable to Ground Water Contamination

Maps published by Agriculture Canada between 1978 and 1986 at a scale of 1:2,000,000.

Soils of Canada