[Gdal-dev] Re: Raster Soviet Topo Maps

Matt Wilkie matt.wilkie at gov.yk.ca
Thu Jan 11 19:19:31 EST 2007

Hi Alex, thanks for bringing toporama into the discussion. It helps to 
have related material in the same thread.

> Matt's right. CanMatrix ain't free for the public, however, Toporama is:
> http://toporama.cits.rncan.gc.ca/toporama_en.htm
> It's very similar to CanMatrix but offering much less details. Toporama 
> is also available at the 1:50,000 scale in not-geocoded gif format.

georeferenced toporama is available from
they're not free but reasonably priced at $375 for the whole country.

If price is an issue, Dave also has a shareware program called DRGMapCal 
so you can do the georeferencing yourself

If you use ArcInfo I have a humble AML which generates worldfiles from 
an NTS polygon cover (some things hardcoded)


matt wilkie
Geographic Information,
Information Management and Technology,
Yukon Department of Environment
10 Burns Road * Whitehorse, Yukon * Y1A 4Y9
867-667-8133 Tel * 867-393-7003 Fax

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