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  • Watersheds

    A watershed is an area that drains all precipitation received as a runoff or base flow (groundwater sources) into a particular river or set of rivers. The easiest way to describe the network of rivers and lakes on a small-scale map is to show the watersheds. In Canada, there is a detailed...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Physical Components of Watersheds

    The physical components of a watershed are rivers, lakes, ponds and reservoirs, groundwater aquifers, snowpacks, glaciers, ice fields, wetlands and precipitation. This map shows the different hydrological components of a watershed, some physical components that affect watersheds and some...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
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  • Human Components of Watersheds

    Apart from a source of drinking water, the water resources in watersheds supply water for irrigation and the production of hydroelectricity, and are a primary mode of transportation. Major water consumers are municipalities, agriculture, mining, manufacturing and thermal power generation. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
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  • 54473 CLSR

    CONTOURS OF WATERSHED BETWEEN MONTE CHRISTO & BONANZA CREEK, IN REAR OF CREEK CLAIM NO. 29 LEFT BANK BELOW DISCOVERY ON BONANZA CREEK
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 34677 CLSR

    TRIANGULATION TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF PART OF KLONDIKE WATERSHED
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 2398 RSA

    INTERPRETATION OF PORETION OF WATERSHED BOUNDARY NEAR PICK PASS
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 2397 RSA

    INTERPRETATION OF A PORTION OF WATERSHED NEAR CARROT CREEK AREA.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 2959 RSA

    INTERPRETATION OF THE WATERSHED BOUNDARY OF BANFF NATIONAL PARK IN THE AREA OF INDIANHEAD CREEK
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Drainage Basins

    This map shows the five ocean drainage areas in Canada, the major river basins, the internal drainage areas and the diverted drainage areas. A drainage basin, sometimes called a watershed, is an area where all surface water shares the same drainage outlet. Surface water consists of the tiny...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Freshwater Recreational Uses - Swimming

    Swimming is one of the uses of freshwater. The map shows the amount of participation as mapped by major watershed. Not surprisingly, the highest absolute numbers occur in southern Canada.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
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