Home page of the National Atlas of Canada. The site map is helpful for navigated through this site. The extensive Facts about Canada section provides geographical and statistical information on Canada. Provides access to the Topographical Maps. The Map Archives contains maps from all previous editions of the Atlas of Canada. The Learning Resources page is a selection of useful resources for both teachers and students.
Site contains nearly 1 million place names representing approximately 900,000 physical or political entities,including continents, rivers, mountains, empires, nations, states, districts, townships, cities, and neighborhoods. It provides vernacular, English, and historical names; variant names in other languages; coordinates; as well as brief notes with additional information about the places.