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  • Soils

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the great groups and subgroups of soil types as well as land types. This map is supplemented by diagrams and an explanation for soil profiles. The map uses a simplified color system based on The System of Soil...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Soil Climate

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. One shows soil temperature classes and the second shows soil moisture regimes and subclasses. These maps are supplemented by a text giving detailed definitions for both soil temperature classes and soil moisture...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Canada Land Inventory (1:250,000) - Land Capability for Ungulates - u084c

    The mapping of land capability for ungulates follows a national system developed with the aid of the Canadian Wildlife Service and the game branches of the provinces. The ungulate sector uses seven classes, like the others. In addition to class and subclass, the system indicates the ungulate...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
  • Canada Land Inventory - Land Capability for Agriculture - a002c

    The agriculture map illustrates the varying potential of a specific area for agricultural production. Classes of land capability for agriculture are based on mineral soils grouped according to their potential and limitations for agricultural use. The classes indicate the degree of limitation...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
  • Canada Land Inventory (1:250,000) - 1966 Land Use - L072O

    The mapping of land use capability is prepared from an analysis of the individual sector capability maps, supplemented by information on present land use and socio-economic conditions. By identifying the areas under classes, it is possible to determine the distribution and acreage of the best...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
  • Canada Land Inventory (1:250,000) - Land Capability for Recreation - R082H

    The inventory for recreational landuse capability has 7 Classes, from Class 1 with high capability to Class 7 with very low capability. The classification also examines the quantity of recreational use that a land unit can attract and withstand without permanent damage to the natural landscape....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
  • Canada Land Inventory - Land Capability for Agriculture - a011d

    The agriculture map illustrates the varying potential of a specific area for agricultural production. Classes of land capability for agriculture are based on mineral soils grouped according to their potential and limitations for agricultural use. The classes indicate the degree of limitation...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
  • Canada Land Inventory (1:1 000 000) - Combined Waterfowl Capability Class and...

    The CLI is a comprehensive survey of land capability and use designed to provide a basis for resource and land use planning. It includes assessments of land capability for agriculture, forestry, recreation, wildlife, and land use planning projects in each province. It was undertaken as a...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Canada Land Inventory (1:250,000) - Land Capability for Ungulates - u093h

    The mapping of land capability for ungulates follows a national system developed with the aid of the Canadian Wildlife Service and the game branches of the provinces. The ungulate sector uses seven classes, like the others. In addition to class and subclass, the system indicates the ungulate...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
  • Canada Land Inventory (1:250,000) - 1966 Land Use - L063I

    The mapping of land use capability is prepared from an analysis of the individual sector capability maps, supplemented by information on present land use and socio-economic conditions. By identifying the areas under classes, it is possible to determine the distribution and acreage of the best...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
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