Topographic Map Viewer

The Topographic Map Viewer allows users to view and download PDF maps for free from a web browser. The B.C. Government provides georeferenced, 1:20,000 scale topographic maps of the entire Province of British Columbia. These maps can be used as hardcopy presentation backdrops or for locating geographic features.

Topographic maps can be viewed on desktop or mobile devices. To view the maps, you must have a PDF viewing application, such as Adobe Acrobat, installed on your computer.

How to Use

  1. Open the Topographic Map Viewer tool.
  2. Zoom in to an area of interest.
  3. Click on the icon inside the grid square.
  4. A pop-up window appears allowing access to view the map or metadata.
  5. Click Map in the pop-up window. Save or download the PDF map.

Allowable Reproduction

Anyone is allowed to print off one copy of this map for personal use without permission from the Province of British Columbia.

These maps are created on a page size of 44” X 28”. If you do not have access to a large format plotter or printer, any quality print shop with a large format plotter or printer will be able to print this for you.

License & Ownership

Copyright © 2013, Province of British Columbia. All rights reserved. This material is owned by the Government of British Columbia and protected by copyright law. It may not be reproduced or redistributed without the prior written permission of the Province of British Columbia.