University of Toronto Open Data Catalogue

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Aerial Photographs of Valley Lands (Toronto) (1937-1942)

Date: 1937-1942
Creator: City of Toronto
Access: web
Description:
These maps were georeferenced from originals held at the City of Toronto archives. See http://www.toronto.ca/archives/valley-lands.htm CAUTION: the sid files do not all seem to work. It is probably better to use the JPEGs. TIF files are also available upon request. The text files included in the downloads are the ground control points used for all original sid images.
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Air Photos of Southern Ontario (1954)

Date: 1954
Creator: Hunting Survey Corporation Limited
Scale: 2.5 metre
Access: web cd-rom

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Bathymetric Contours (2003)

Date: 2003
Creator: University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Datum: WGS84
Projection: Geographic
Access: web
Description:
Bathymetric Contours Generated using GEBCO 2003 --> http://maps.library.utoronto.ca/maplib/cgi-bin/datainventory.pl?idnum=728&display=full&title=General+Bathymetric+Chart+of+the+Oceans+(GEBCO)&edition=2003
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CENSUS OF CANADA POPULATION AND HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS BY CENSUS TRACTS - TORONTO 9th Census (1951)

Date: 1951
Creator: Berenica Vejvoda, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Access: web
Description:
Statistics Canada, 2012-05-18, 1951 - Ninth Census of Canada - Population and Housing Characteristics by Census Tracts - Toronto, http://hdl.handle.net/10864/10135 Map & Data Library [Distributor] V3 [Version]

Table 1: Population Characteristics
Table 2: Dwelling, Household and Family Characteristics
Table 3: Characteristics of the Labour Force Population

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Canadian Weather Stations (2012)

Date: 2012
Creator: University of Guelph
Datum: NAD83
Projection: Geographic
Access: web
Description:
Provided by the Data Resource Centre, University of Guelph Library and created from data provided by Environment Canada
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Census of Canada Geography Files - Census Tracts (1981)

Date: 1981
Creator: Statistics Canada
Datum: NAD83
Access: web, CD ROM [235]
Description:
1981 Census of Canada census tract boundary files digitized in 2012 by census metropolitan area based upon CARTLIB files found here: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/datalib/cc81/cc81geo.htm#geogref Boundary files for all other levels of geography found here as well: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/datalib/cc81/cc81geo.htm#geogref
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China Historical Roads and Rail (1962; 1980; 1990; 1995; 1999; 2005; 2010)

Date: 1962; 1980; 1990; 1995; 1999; 2005; 2010
Creator: Nathanial Baum-Snow, Matthew Turner, Loren Brandt, J. Vernon Henderson, and Quingha Zhang
Datum: Beijing 1954
Projection: Geographic
Access: request
Description:
These extensive road network and rail files were deposited into the University of Toronto Map and Data Library collection by Professor Matthew Turner, formerly of the Economics Department, University of Toronto. The data were created for and reported in the following publication http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~mturner/papers/unpublished/china_transport_all.pdf Requirement of use is proper citation.
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City of Toronto (and greater area) - 1961 Census of Canada census tract boundary files and attribute data (1961-01-01)

Date: 1961-01-01
Creator: Marcel Fortin, Map and Data Library, University of Toronto
Datum: NAD83
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Access: web
Description:
1961 census tract boundary files and attribute data tables for the City of Toronto. Note that the City of Toronto boundaries did not extend as far as they do in this dataset. The boundaries do, however, correspond to the current boundaries of the City of Toronto in 2012.
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City of Toronto Building Outlines 2007 (2007-01-01, 0000-00-00)

Date: 2007-01-01, 0000-00-00
Creator: City of Toronto & U of T Map and Data Library
Datum: WGS84
Projection: geographic
Access: web
Description:
These building outlines were generated from the City of Toronto's open dataset Forest and Lancover, found here: http://tinyurl.com/n8b3ueh
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Don River Valley Historical Mapping Project (1825-1951)

Date: 1825-1951
Creator: Marcel Fortin and Jennifer Bonnell
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Scale: various
Access: web
Description:
Historical data on the Toronto shoreline, and creeks, lost rivers, land ownership, and industry from 1825-1951 of the Don River Valley Watershed.
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Greater Toronto Area Air Photos (1964)

Date: 1964
Creator: Hunting Survey Corporation Limited
Scale: 1:20000
Access: Web, CD-Rom, Paper
Description:
Scanned images of this 1964 set at 300 ppi
Call Number:: AP 2 1964 (Paper Call Number) Ask for assistance at the 5th floor reference desk

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Greater Toronto Area Surface Data (DEM, TIN, Contours, Break Lines and Hulls) (2005)

Date: 2005
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Datum: Nad83
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Scale: 1 metre intervals
Access: web and DVD[379]
Description:
These toronto contours are zipped files which contain both AutoCAD and shapefile format files. Originals held on DVD along with composite file for contours at 1m and 2m intervals as well as elevation points (DEM), TIN, breaklines and hulls. DVD also includes data for Brampton and Mississauga.See DVD for all data. Please note that the contour files are listed as open data. All other layers remain restricted to use by the University of Toronto community.
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Halton Hills Air Photos (1952?)

Date: 1952?
Creator: Unknown
Scale: 1.45 metres
Access: web and CD-ROM[317]
Description:
Air photos donated to the Map Library by the University of Waterloo Map Library.Other areas covered include: Georgetown, Norval, and Whaley's Corner
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Historical Air Photos of New Toronto and Mississauga (Port Credit) (1946)

Date: 1946
Creator:
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Scale: 1:17,600 paper (1,4 metre pixels)
Access: web

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Historical Hydrography of Toronto (1802-1886)

Date: 1802-1886
Creator: Map & Data Library, University of Toronto
Datum: NAD83
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Access: web
Description:
Shoreline, rivers (including lost rivers) and creeks in the City of Toronto digitized from georeferenced 19th century maps from the collections of the Map & Data Library, Toronto Public Library, the City of Toronto Archives, and Derek Hayes (author of the Historical Atlas of Toronto).
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Historical Toronto Land Patents (1847)

Date: 1847
Creator: Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Datum: D_WGS_1984
Projection: GCS_WGS_1984
Access: web
Description:
Historical Toronto Land Patent owners from 1847. Based upon the map York Township (Toronto Park Lots) (Map #A73) and land patent sale records RG 1-100 Patent plans
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Historical Toronto Streets / Roads (1818-1884)

Date: 1818-1884
Creator: Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Datum: D_North_American_1983
Projection: GCS_North_American_1983
Access: web
Description:
Historical Toronto Streets in: 1818, 1834, 1842, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1884 Based upon http:\/\/go.utlib.ca\/cat\/1623414. Mapping early Toronto: a preliminary historical atlas, 1793-1871 by Alan M. Craig. Original data can be found on CD[312] and the Local Intranet in the MDL - U:\\Geodata\\Canada\\ON\\Toronto\\TorontoCity\\Roads_historical
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Klondike Gold Rush Historical GIS (1897-01-01, 1917-01-01)

Date: 1897-01-01, 1917-01-01
Creator: Map and Data Library, University of Toronto
Datum: NAD83
Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic
Access: web
Description:
Historical GIS layers showing forest cover, gold and coal fields, RCMP stations and transportation routes in Klondike-era Yukon Territory and Alaska. Data digitized by Jordan Hale, Map and Data Library.
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Mapping Fuel Use in Canada Research Data (1941-01-01, 1951-01-01)

Date: 1941-01-01, 1951-01-01
Creator: Ruth Sandwell; Census of Canada
Access: web
Description:
Census tables, geospatial data files, and maps
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Toronto Aerial Photographs (1947)

Date: 1947
Creator: City of Toronto
Datum: NAD83
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Scale: 40cm
Access: web
Description:
These maps were georeferenced from originals held at the City of Toronto archives. See http://www.toronto.ca/archives/maps/aerial-photographs-1947.htm CAUTION: the sid files do not all seem to work. It is probably better to use the JPEGs. TIF files are also available upon request. The text files included in the downloads are the ground control points used for all original sid images.
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Toronto Air Photos (1954-1959)

Date: 1954-1959
Creator: Energy Mines and Resources Canada
Access: web
Description:
These scanned images were scanned and georeferenced by Magda Biesiada, Data, Map, and Government Information Services, Data & GIS Services, University of Toronto.
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Toronto Contours 1 metre intervals (2002)

Date: 2002
Creator: Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto Map Library
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: UTM ZONE 17
Scale: 1 metre intervals
Access: Web
Description:
These contours were generated from the JD Barnes Digital Terrain Model Files found at http://maps.library.utoronto.ca/cgi-bin/datainventory.pl?idnum=357&display=full
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Toronto Historical Ward Boundaries (1834-1914)

Date: 1834-1914
Creator: Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Access: Web and u:\\geodata\\canada\\ON\\Toronto\\TorontoCity\\Wards
Description:
Historical Ward boundaries of Toronto during the 19th and 20th Century. Toronto Historical Wards. Toronto annexation history.
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Toronto Waterfront Property Ownership (landlots) (1961; 1971; 1980; 1990; 1997/98)

Date: 1961; 1971; 1980; 1990; 1997/98
Creator: Gabriel Eidelman
Datum: NAD83
Projection: geographic
Access: web
Description:
Derived from: Toronto Harbour Commission land surveys and former City of Toronto property data maps available through the University of Toronto Data and Map Library; municipal property assessments from the City of Toronto Archives; land transfer agreements from the Archives of Ontario; as well as several data sources generously provided by Waterfront Toronto and the Toronto Port Authority. Full source information included as separate text file. Contact Gabriel Eidelman g.eidelman@utoronto.ca Department of Political Science, University of Toronto for further details. historical land use
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Toronto streetcar routes to 1961 (1861, 1961)

Date: 1861, 1961
Creator: Map & Data Library / Sam Ettinger / Marcel Fortin
Datum: NAD 1983
Projection: UTM 17
Access: web
Description:
Historic streetcar routes in Toronto from 1861 - 1961. This includes the route, the route name, the date the route started, the date the route ended, the type of service provided, notes on the route, a route ID, the decade a route started, the length of the route, the owner of the route, and the sector the route was in (public or private). Includes streetcars, radials, and the Belt Line railway.
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Tristan de Cunha Contours (0000-00-00, 0000-00-00)

Date: 0000-00-00, 0000-00-00
Creator: Marcel Fortin
Datum: WGS84
Projection: Geographic
Access: web
Description:
derived contours with globalmapper 16 using shuttle radar DEM data from the USGS.
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Waste Disposal Site Inventory (1991)

Date: 1991
Creator: Marcel Fortin (vector data); Ministry of the Environment (paper)
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: UTM Zones 15, 16, 17, 18
Access: Internet and Intranet
Description:
This data was created using the 1991 publication called Waste Disposal Site Inventory G 3501 N46 900 - 1600 1990 Map and Accompanied TEXT (DATAMAPGOV).Two main categories : Active and Inactive. Data is also divided into UTM zones.OCR and Database creation, Magda Biesiada, Map and Data Library, July/August 2005
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