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  • Electricity - Eastern Canada Generating Stations, 1968

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows, for Eastern Canada, locations of electrical generating stations, the installed generating capacity of rivers and thermal stations, installed capacity in kilowatts and whether the generating station is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Electricity - Western Canada Generating Stations, 1968

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows, for Western Canada, locations of electrical generating stations, the installed generating capacity of rivers and thermal stations, installed capacity in kilowatts and whether the generating station is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Construction, 1945 to 1965

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the locations of selected building and engineering projects for the period 1945 to 1965 and the proportional percentages of the total value of building permits for active centres. The map is accompanied by a...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • All Generating Stations, 1997 - By Capacity

    In the 1960s, several mining companies started systematically exploring for diamonds in Canada. Today, in addition to the Ekati mine, other diamond projects could reach production within few years. This map shows the location of the main Canadian diamond exploration areas to the year 1997.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Mining and Energy Industries Generating Stations, 1997

    This map shows the 53 generating stations that were operated by companies of the mining or energy industries. The stations are often relatively large - the largest has a capacity of 912 000 kilowatts.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Generating Stations, 2007 - Power Source

    A generating station is an industrial facility built and operated to generate electricity. The map shows the 916 generating stations (power plants) operating in 2007. There were 479 hydroelectric stations, 375 thermal plants (combustion, internal combustion and steam), 7 nuclear plants, 54 wind...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Forest Industry Generating Stations, 1997

    This map depicts the 77 electrical generating plants operated by forest-based industries. These industries are defined using the North American Industrial Classification. These plants are scattered throughout Canada, and are about equally divided between being hydro or thermal plants.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Utility Generating Stations, 1997: By Capacity

    This map shows the 630 generating stations operated by utilities, with the stations being classed by their capacity (in kilowatts). They have an enormous size range: many are under 10 000 kilowatts, whereas a small number exceed 1 000 000 kilowatts in size.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Forest Industry Generating Stations, 1997

    This map depicts the 77 electrical generating plants operated by forest-based industries. These industries are defined using the North American Industrial Classification. These plants are scattered throughout Canada, and are about equally divided between being hydro or thermal plants.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Water Consumption: Hydroelectric Generation

    Hydroelectric generation is the predominant form of electric generation in Canada. A major part of the economic history of Canada consisted of the development of sites with large hydroelectric potential such as Niagara and Shawinigan. Hydro developments have had a substantial effect on rivers and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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