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  • Current Water Levels, 2008

    The map shows 3172 hydrometric stations, 1491 active and 1681 inactive, located on rivers and lakes across the country. All the stations on the map are situated in a drainage area of 200 square kilometres or more. For 1200 stations shown on the map, surface water level measurements are recorded...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • International and Interprovincial Boundaries Eastern Canada - United States B...

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows five maps illustrating international and interprovincial boundary claims, circa 1915. Two show the Quebec - New Brunswick - Maine area, and another displays the Canada - Labrador boundary. There are two small...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • The hydrologic cycle

    Hydrology is the science concerned with the occurrence and distribution of water on and under the earth. Meteorology is the science dealing with the atmosphere and the movement of water, both as vapour and as liquid, in the air. Both sciences are concerned with the hydrologic cycle - the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • The Atlantic Coast, Saint Lawrence River and Eastern Great Lakes 1609 to 1628

    Between 1609 and 1628, European explorers charted more unknown waters along the Atlantic Coast, and also penetrated down the St. Lawrence River into the eastern Great Lakes. The routes of four explorers are shown on this map: Hudson (1609), Champlain (1609, 1613 and 1615 to 1616), Brûlé (1615 to...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Routes of Explorers

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the routes followed by the principal explorers from 1497 up to 1905. Each route is marked as a red line on the map, giving the name of the explorer or company, and when that person travelled along the route. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Territorial Divisions

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a general reference map that shows Canadian political divisions. Newfoundland and Labrador are not yet a part of Canada, and thus omitted from the presentation as a Canadian province. The map shows major railways across the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Mapping the Coasts, 1492-1874

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the a series of reproduced historical maps. The first maps, from Stephanius to Zaltieri, illustrate the emergence of the concept of a new continent of America. Behaims globe indicates the general belief that Europe...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • International and Interprovincial Boundaries British Columbia and Yukon-Alask...

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that consists of 2 maps illustrating international and interprovincial boundary historical claims. One map displays Ontario, Manitoba and adjacent parts of the US. The other map shows the Alaska boundary dispute. British...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Mapping the Interior, 1630-1870

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows a series of redrawn reproductions of historical maps. The first three maps deal with the eastern interior of Canada, the first of them showing the work of Champlain, Canadas first great explorer. His work was...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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