Our Data

Over the last 15 years, FBS has collected the most up-to-date, ready-to-use, geospatial products for Ontario.

We strive to provide new, complementary data sets to meet the ever increasing demand for location intelligence tools.

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   Orthophoto

An orthophoto is an aerial photograph geometrically corrected such that the scale and overhead perspective is uniform, enabling users to measure true direction and distance.
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   Satellite

DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellites capture sub-meter resolution imagery around the world, year round. Order new or archived imagery including infrared radiation outside the visible spectrum.
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   Teranet Parcel Mapping

Access a centralized library of the province’s 7.5 million parcels of land. The database contains digital mapping for property boundaries in Ontario along with attributes to uniquely identify each parcel.
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   Elevations

First Base Solutions produces digital elevation models and 1m contours for areas covered by our orthophoto, or, we can source worldwide topographic coverage provided by DigitalGlobe.
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   Ontario Base Maps

OBM, or “topos” are a province-wide series of general-purpose topographic maps produced by the MNR, providing an excellent reference map for navigation in rural and backwoods regions.
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   Flood Plain Mapping

Regulatory flood line mapping defines the known historical and predicted high water levels based on the 100-year storm event for lakes and rivers in the Toronto area.
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   Oak Ridges Moraine Groundwater

Get 3D digital strata models of geological and hydrogeological subsurface layers across the Oak Ridges Moraine and it’s drainage areas in the GTA, from the Kawarthas to the Niagara Escarpment.
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How To Purchase

First Base Solutions creates and resells the most up-to-date and accurate geospatial data in Ontario through its online services; VuMAP, MapWarehouse, and MapCast.

FBS’s collection of orthophoto and spatial data enables organizations to efficiently manage projects, offer superior service, and improve day-to-day decision making.

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  MapWarehouse

Ontario’s Largest Geospatial Data Marketplace
Search for data, select files covering your location, download your order, and work with aerial imagery and geographic data. Use the interactive map to locate your area of interest and purchase multiple data sets easily and quickly with a credit card.
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  VuMAP

Access Every Place From One Place
View geographic data, query the map for more information, measure ground features you see in the imagery, and report on your research using this feature-packed online mapping application. Compare imagery year by year and research land information from anywhere.
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  MapCast

Unlimited Access To Ontario’s Largest Web Mapping Service
Connect to a high resolution aerial imagery mosaic base layer and elevation contours served directly to your CAD or GIS workstation, just as you would connect to data stored locally. Bandwidth based pricing allows your team to use MapCast as little or as much as you need.
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  Custom Order

Contact Us For Special Orders
We can help you determine the best products for your specific project and navigate the ordering process. Even if you don’t see what you’re looking for through the services above, call us, we can arrange custom tailored solutions. Contact customer service for assistance.
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