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A map of the located districts in the province of Upper Canada describing all the new settlements, townships, &c. with the adjacent frontiers (1813)

Date: 1813
Creator: Chewett, William, Francis Gore
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Scale: 1:760,000
Access: web
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"Cooper sculpt."--Lower right margin of eastern sheet. Also covers most of New York and northern Pennsylvania.
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A map of the located districts in the Province of Upper Canada describing all the new settlements, townships, &c. with the adjacent frontiers, compiled and corrected, from the latest surveys in the Surveyor General (1821)

Date: 1821
Creator: Chewett, William; Francis Gore Esqr.; William McFaden
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Scale: 1:760,000
Access: web
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"Cooper sculpt." Cf. lower right margin of eastern sheet. "Note the Townships bounded by a Red line were laid out during the Government of the late Duke of Richmond." Also covers most of New York and northern Pennsylvania. On linen backing. With several new townships added north of the Thames; all townships shown in York and Simcoe counties west to line Luther to Zero; townships north of Lake Ontario added to line Mariposa to Emily, Marmora to Oso, Dalhousie to March; shorelines have been revised in the St Clair River, Georgian Bay, and Penetanguishene areas, and north of Balsam Lake from Lt Catty's exploration in 1819. The insets of York and Kingston show more roads.
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A map of the province of Upper Canada and the adjacent territories in North America ... showing the districts, counties and townships in which are situated the lands purchased from the Crown by the Canada Company, incorporated 1826 ([1826?])

Date: [1826?]
Creator: Chewett, James G; Ridout, Thomas Esqr.
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Scale: 1:525,000
Access: web
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"James G. Chewett, Assistant Drafstman under the direction of Thomas Ridout Esqr. Surveyor General of the Province" "Engraved by I.S. Cox for the Canada Company." Relief by hachures. Shows canals; roads; portages; district, county and township boundaries. shows also most of New York State.
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A map of the province of Upper Canada describing all the new settlements, townships, etc. with the countries adjacent from Quebec to Lake Huron (1835)

Date: 1835
Creator: Wyld, Jas.
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Scale: 1:1,420,000
Access: web
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Relief by hachures. Shows roads; canals (some proposed); navigation information; salmon fisheries; Indian lands; crown lands; district, county, township & other boundaries. Includes part of the northeastern United States.
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Clearinghouse Node for New York State, Cornell University ()

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Creator: Federal Geographic Data Committee & National Spatial Data Clearinghouse
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online repository in the National Spatial Data Clearinghouse program. CUGIR provides geospatial data and metadata for New York State, with special emphasis on those natural features relevant to agriculture, ecology, natural resources, and human-environment interactions.In order to provide the best possible access to geospatial data for New York State, CUGIR coordinates its activities with those of the New York State GIS Clearinghouse.
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Great Lakes Monthly Hydrologic Data (1860-1990)

Date: 1860-1990
Creator: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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Access: web
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Accurate hydrologic data (over-lake precipitation, runoff, lake evaporation, net basin supplies, connecting channel flows, diversion flows, beginning-of-month lake levels, and changes in storage) are required for simulation, forecasting, and water resource studies on the Laurentian Great Lakes and their basins. These data are derived from meteorological and hydrological data. The 1993 reference is an update of the earlier report describing Great Lakes monthly hydrologic data. It was expanded and revised to include all available data through 1990 and to reflect improved computational techniques. The raw data utilized were collected from several sources, so the periods of record for each lake vary.
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Great Lakes Water Level Data Retrieval Engine (current ongoing)

Date: current ongoing
Creator: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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International boundary between the United States and Dominion of Canada through the St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes (1915)

Date: 1915
Creator: International Waterways Commission
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Scale: Various
Access: Web
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Soundings in ft.; boundary reference monuments and turning points.
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New York State Geology GIS Data ()

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Creator: New York State Museum
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New York State GIS Clearinghouse ()

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Creator: New York State
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Access: Web
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Note that some layers are free to download. Others must be requested through the Map and Data Library. Contact us via the email address above. All roads can be found for public use this url http://gis.ny.gov/gisdata/inventories/details.cfm?DSID=932
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The Niagara Power District (1906)

Date: 1906
Creator: The Ontario Power Company of Niagara Falls and the Niagara, Lockport & Ontario Co.
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Scale: 1:24,000
Access: Web
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Out of copyright. Map showing power lines steam and electric railway lines in the Niagara region.
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The Ontario Power Company of Niagara Falls and the Niagara, Lockport & Ontario Co. (1906)

Date: 1906
Creator: The Matthews Northrup Works, Buffalo, N.Y.
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Scale: ca. 1:126,720
Access: Web
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Out of copyright. Map showing power lines and steam and electric railroads in Southern Ontario and Western New York.
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Topographic Map of the Niagara Gorge (1912)

Date: 1912
Creator: United States Geological Survey
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Scale: 1:12000
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Two Countries One Forest Conservation Data (various)

Date: various
Creator: Two Countries One Forest (2C1 Forest)
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Access: WEB
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2C1Forest is a major Canadian-U.S. collaborative of 50 conservation organizations, researchers, and foundations working to conserve and restore the forests and natural heritage of the Northern Appalachian Acadian ecoregion. From their website: Use and reproduction of this data is authorized for educational or other non-commercial purposes without prior permission from the copyright holders. You may make as many copies of the data as you wish, give exact copies of the original data to anyone, and distribute the data in its unmodified form via electronic means. There is no charge for any of the above. You are specifically prohibited from charging, or requesting donation, for any such copies (however made), from publishing, and/or from distributing the data with other products (commercial or otherwise) without prior written permission.
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Welland ship canal (1917)

Date: 1917
Creator: Canada. Dept. of Railways and Canals.
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From: Annual report of the Departmeent of Railways and Canals for the fiscal year from April to March 31, 1916. (Sessional paper no. 20, 1917); cross section showing locks & elevations general dimensions chart; ports, place names, roads, etc.; distance lines to various cities.
PARTS: Niagara Peninsula: plan showing location of Welland ship canal. Scale ca. 1:300,000 -- The Welland ship canal. Scale ca. 1:72,000 -- Welland ship canal: Lake Ontario entrance. Scale 1:7,200.
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