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  • Great Lakes Mosaic of Landsat MSS Images, Canada-Mosaic 2

    The mosaic of the Great Lakes Watershed is composed of 82 Landsat MSS images acquired between June 1 and September 15 from 1985 to 1987. It is 7921 pixels by 7201 lines and contains 4 bands of data. The geographic boundaries are: 40°- 52°N (latitude) and 95°-73° W (longitude), with sampling...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Great Lakes Mosaic of Landsat MSS Images, Canada-Mosaic 1

    The mosaic of the Great Lakes Watershed is composed of 82 Landsat MSS images acquired between June 1 and September 15 from 1985 to 1987. It is 7921 pixels by 7201 lines and contains 4 bands of data. The geographic boundaries are: 40°- 52°N (latitude) and 95°-73° W (longitude), with sampling...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Great Lakes Mosaic of Landsat MSS Images, Canada-Mosaic 4

    The mosaic of the Great Lakes Watershed is composed of 82 Landsat MSS images acquired between June 1 and September 15 from 1985 to 1987. It is 7921 pixels by 7201 lines and contains 4 bands of data. The geographic boundaries are: 40°- 52°N (latitude) and 95°-73° W (longitude), with sampling...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Great Lakes Mosaic of Landsat MSS Images, Canada-Mosaic 3

    The mosaic of the Great Lakes Watershed is composed of 82 Landsat MSS images acquired between June 1 and September 15 from 1985 to 1987. It is 7921 pixels by 7201 lines and contains 4 bands of data. The geographic boundaries are: 40°- 52°N (latitude) and 95°-73° W (longitude), with sampling...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Drainage Basins

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the delineation of drainage basins. The geographic extent of each drainage basin is delineated and the total area drained for each basin is provided in square miles. This includes the great oceanic drainage basin...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Drainage Basins

    A drainage basin is an area that drains all precipitation received as a runoff or base flow (groundwater sources) into a particular river or set of rivers. Canada’s major drainage regions are the Atlantic Ocean, Hudson Bay, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Rivers are organized into...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Distribution of Freshwater - Drainage Patterns

    A drainage basin is an area that drains all precipitation received as a runoff or base flow (groundwater sources) into a particular river or set of rivers. Canada’s major drainage regions are the Atlantic Ocean, Hudson Bay, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico. A lake can be defined as...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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