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  • Physiographic Regions

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows physiographic regions across Canada. These regions are split into the Borderlands and the Shield.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • JPG
  • 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:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Tectonics

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows geologic structural features and denotes tectonic elements by a color-coding system. There are also descriptive elements and features of tectonic elements which are displayed.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Surface Materials

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the general make up of surface materials. Along with the map is a list of terrain classifications denoted as bedrock, unconsolidated material (glacial deposits, boulders, alluvium, gravels, sands, silts, clays,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
  • 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
  • Minerals East Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Eastern Canada. A line drawn across the map divides the large northern portion that has had little prospecting and the Southern, partly prospected areas. Many...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Minerals West Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Western Canada. A line drawn across the map divides the large northern portion that that has had little prospecting, except along the valleys of the principal...
    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
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