Abstract

This historical map series consists of Forest Cover printable monochrome maps named using the National Topographic System (NTS) map sheet identifier. The Forest Cover maps were created at a scale of 1:100 000. The series is now available as a fee free download in Adobe PDF and Tif formats under the Open Government Licence – Alberta.

Your use of the information will be governed by the terms of the Open Government Licence – Alberta, in force as of the date you accessed the information.

This Forest Cover series was originally produced to display the forest cover in the province, and included;

  • density,
  • height and,
  • species of tree stands

in addition to a broad coverage of access information including;

  • roads,
  • truck trails and,
  • cutlines

These maps are not available as geo-referenced rectified images or GIS-ready data.

The following content is now available from the GeoDiscover Alberta Portal on the PDF Maps tab use keywords or map scale to filter the products available.

The 1: 250 000 NTS map sheet index determines map sheet number identifiers

Map Series map sheets include NTS Blocks 73, 74, 82, 83 and 84 in TIFF and PDF.

Map Series Updates and Samples

This series is not updated and contains a range of publication dates.

View a sample Historical Forest Cover map sheet:

Map Sheet Download

View the 1: 250 000 NTS map sheet index to determine map sheet number identifiers

Map Sheet Identifier

The following content is now available from the GeoDiscover Alberta Portal on the PDF Maps tab use keywords or map scale to filter the products available.

NTS Block Series maps in PDF and TIFF

  • 73L and 73M
  • 74 D & E and L & M
  • 82 O
  • 83 B & C, E –G and I to P
  • 84 A to P