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  • Major Landslides Causing Fatalities

    Landslides are the downslope movements of sediment and rock. They can be found in any part of Canada, even in areas with very little relief. They happen in bedrock or in loose sediment, on land or under water. They can be large or small, rapid or slow, and generally occur without warning. This...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Natural Hazards

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada Poster Map Series, is a poster showing natural hazards in Canada. The two-sided poster map provides an overview of Canadian catastrophes over space and time. Major Canadian natural hazards including earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, avalanches, tornadoes and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Tsunamis

    A tsunami is a sea wave or series of waves produced by large disturbances of the sea floor that are of relatively short duration. Such disturbances cause the water column to move vertically and the resulting wave energy to spread outwards across the ocean surface at high speed. Although tsunami...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Canadian Disaster Database

    The Canadian Disaster Database is a publically accessible web-based repository of historical information about natural and man-made disasters that have taken place since 1900 in Canada or abroad that have directly affected Canadians. The database contains information on over 1000 events and can...
    Organization:
    Public Safety Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • KML
    • RSS
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