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  • Surficial Materials

    Most unconsolidated materials covering the Canadian landmass have glacial origins. Some sediments were entrained by glaciers and deposited at a distance without being sorted. Other sediments were picked up and reworked by glacial melt water, or transported and deposited by river or wind action....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Distribution of Wetlands

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows occurrence of wetlands throughout Canada, using five percentage cover classes. Table gives estimated wetland area by province and territory.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Wetland Regions

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that classifies Canada into forty wetland regions with similar ecological characteristics. The tables give temperature and other characteristics of each region.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Jasper National Park (1974)

    Contained within the National Parks, 1961 to 1994, Atlas of Canada series, is a map that shows Jasper National Park. This bilingual map shows the topography of the park in great detail: it has contour lines (with a 500 foot interval), and it names a large number of mountains, giving their...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Waterton Lakes National Park (1988)

    Contained within the National Parks, 1961 to 1994, Atlas of Canada series, is a map that shows Waterton Lakes National Park. This large, bilingual map shows general reference data for the general area, notably showing glacial features. The coverage area includes a large part of adjacent Glacier...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Land Cover

    The map is based on satellite data obtained from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometre (AVHRR) on board the NOAA-14 satellite. Each land cover type can be identified by its unique spectral signature. Each signature is identified by a particular colour on the map. The land cover classes...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
  • 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
  • Potential Impacts: Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise

    Sensitivity of the coastlines of Canada to the expected rise in sea level is shown on the map. Sensitivity here means the degree to which a coastline may experience physical changes such as flooding, erosion, beach migration, and coastal dune destabilization. Climate warming is expected to cause...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Canada (1983)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of Canada shows national, provincial and territorial boundaries. Data on the map sheet is restricted to national parks, glaciers, populated places and drainage features. The drainage network corresponds to the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Yukon Territory

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a large, bilingual map shows Yukon Territory with full colour hypsometrical tints including spot elevations. It also includes international and territorial boundaries, the road transportation network, and the location...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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