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  • Water quality networks

    The map shows the locations of water quality network stations operated by the federal Water Quality Branch, Department of Fisheries and the Environment, and the provincial Water Quality Branches of Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. The federal and provincial monitoring...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • 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:
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    • PDF
  • Drainage Basins

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows ocean drainage areas with component river basins and diversion areas. There are two tables: one gives data on drainage basin areas, the other on major drainage diversions.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Lakes, Rivers and Glaciers

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lakes, rivers and glaciers as well as the major drainage areas. Provincial and territorial boundaries are shown, but otherwise there are no other names or symbols shown on the Canadian land surface.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Runoff

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows average annual runoff patterns. There is a second map, accompanied by bar graphs for selected gauging stations of representive rivers, which expresses the volume of flow by months as percentages of the annual...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • River Discharge

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows average annual streamflow in cubic feet per second. There is an attached supplementary map which displays the reliability of the river discharge data which the above mentioned map is based on.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Surficial hydrogeology

    The map shows the quantity and quality of groundwater. The quality is the total dissolved solids in parts per million. The quantity is expressed in litres per second. During the Pleistocene epoch Canada was almost entirely covered by glaciers. Hence, although there are extensive and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Permafrost

    The map shows the location of the continuous permafrost zone and the discontinuous permafrost zone including areas of wide spread permafrost, areas of scattered permafrost and permafrost areas in the Cordillera. The map also indicates for six locations (Inuvik, Yellowknife, Thompson, Resolute,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Profiles of Major Rivers

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the profiles of 17 major rivers together with the positions of important cultural and physical features connected with them. These include hydro-electric power developments (circa 1955) and lakes and a reference...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Seasonal Runoff

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the amount of seasonal runoff. The map shows periods of maximum and minimum streamflow. The coloured discs indicate the month of maximum streamflow at gauging stations and dots within these discs indicate the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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