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  • Geology

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map showing geological age and lithology accompanied by a supplementary map at a scale of 1:50 500 000, displaying geological provinces.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Bedrock Geology

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the bedrock geology across Canada that was compiled by the Geological Survey of Canada, circa 1956. The map denotes the geological time periods and makeup of bedrock for the Canadian landmass. This map denotes the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Geological Provinces

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geological provinces and some of their principal sub-divisions. There are orogenic elements as well as major fault lines which are also displayed. A geological province is an extensive region with distinctive...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Glacial Geology

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows locations of currently existing glaciers as well as historical glacial information. The resulting effects that glaciers have had on landscape are also shown on this map.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Geological Provinces

    The geologic time scale divides the 4.6 billion years of earths history into hierarchy of time periods. Every layer of rock corresponds to a specific time in the history of the formation of the Earth. The Precambrian era began with the formation of the Earth; it was followed by the Paleozoic,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Geological Provinces (Nunavut)

    A geological province is an extensive region characterized by rocks and structures of varying types and ages. Canada has seventeen geological provinces consisting of a shield, platforms, orogens and continental shelves. Nunavut includes four of the geological provinces: Innuitian Orogen, Arctic...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Geology West Sheet

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geology and bedrock for Western Canada. The rock type era and period of formation are represented as letter codes and colour, in addition to indicating the surface coverage. The map emphasizes the extensive...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Geology East Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geology of Eastern Canada. This map denotes the bedrock geology using letter codes and colours to indicate surface coverage. The legend includes the period and epoch the rock types were formed. Data is also...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Geology West Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geologic rock types of Western Canada. This map denotes the bedrock geology using letter codes and colour to indicate surface coverage and principal rock types. The legend includes the period and epoch rock...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Geology East Sheet

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geology and bedrock for Eastern Canada. The rock type era and period of formation are represented as letter codes and colour, in addition to indicating the surface coverage. The map emphasizes the extensive...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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