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Maps & Atlases

Since the 1950s, UNB Libraries has been building a working collection of maps and as of the 1990s has been adding spatial data to extend our research and teaching as the data become available (and affordable). Cartographic material in the collection includes:

  • New Brunswick mapping, including NB Forestry spatial files, property spatial data, and print land grant maps
  • Canadian National Topographic System maps and associated data files from Natural Resources Canada
  • Many Canadian geophysical and geological maps
  • Travel and road maps for maps for major Canadian and US cities
  • Foreign topographic maps
  • The Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series
  • Over 700 general, regional, and subject atlases of all parts of the world
  • Books relating to cartography, air photo interpretation, and historical cartography

Search our catalogue, UNB WorldCat

Print Collection

New Brunswick

  • New Brunswick: Street Atlas - HIL-MAPBK G1131 .P2 N48 2012
  • Backroad Mapbook, New Brunswick - HIL-MAPBK G1131 .E63 M56 2007
  • New Brunswick Atlas, 2nd Ed. Revised - HIL-GOVDSK G1130 .N48 2002 (Gov Docs Info Desk)
  • New Brunswick Atlas, 2nd Ed. - HIL-MAPBK G1130 .N48 1998
  • Flood Risk Map, Fredericton Area, New Brunswick - HIL-MAPBK G3434 .F7 C32 1980 .N4

Other featured print collections

  • World War II topos: browse holdings - collection found in the Map Room (HIL 3rd Floor)
  • Canadian Topographic Maps (NTS & CanTopo): search CGNDB for sheet numbers

Online Resources

New Brunswick

Minerals and Petroleum NB Dept. Energy and Resource Development



Perry-Castañeda Library

The Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) Map Collection electronic collection includes more than 11 000 map images (their print collection contains more than 250,000 maps). The PCL web collection is a great source for current and historic world, national and sub-national maps as well as a variety of thematic maps. Please see their FAQ page for questions about use and copyright.

ArcGIS Online Maps and Map Layers