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  • Protected Areas

    Protected areas are composed of land, freshwater and marine areas set aside through legislation to protect representative examples of Canada’s ecosystems. They are created and managed by the federal, provincial and territorial governments. A small but increasing number is also administered by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Canada (2009)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is the largest of the Atlas of Canada wall-maps, this colourful new edition (Nov 2009) features several significant information updates. Approximately 150 place names have been added/renamed -- particularly in northern and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • International Polar Year - 2012 - Circumpolar Region

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2012, is a revised bilingual map which was produced as a special product for the International Polar Year 2012. It was produced from the Atlas of Canada Reference Map, MCR0001, North Circumpolar Region (2008). Its round shape...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Ecological Framework

    Fifteen ecozones make up terrestrial Canada, and five make up the marine waters bordering Canada. Canada’s 15 terrestrial ecozones can be subdivided into 53 ecoprovinces, which can be further broken into 194 ecoregions. Ecozones are useful for general national reporting and for placing Canada’s...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Hydrographic Charts

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows the coverage of hydrographic charts produced by the Surveys and Mapping Branch of the Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, circa 1958. It also shows portions of three published sheets which illustrate the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Lighthouses and Sailing Routes, Pacific Coast

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lighthouses, as well as sailing routes along the Pacific Coast, circa 1906. There are routes that sailing distances are given from the principal ocean ports of Canada to the other great ocean ports of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • North Circumpolar Region (2017)

    This bilingual map shows the geography of the northern circumpolar region, north of approximately 55 degrees, at a scale of 1:9 000 000. The map uses the azimuthal equidistant projection. It includes all international boundaries, as well as the Canadian provincial and territorial boundaries and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Navigable Waterways

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows three condensed maps of waterways known to be navigable as of the late 1950s, or those which had been used for navigation in the past. However, the map does not proport to show all the waterways upon which...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • North Circumpolar Region (1996)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map which has detailed coverage of all parts of the world north of approximately 55 degrees North (and south of this latitude for the Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk areas). The map uses the Azimuthal equidistant...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Canada (1997)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of Canada. The map was the first to use the Vertical Near-Side Perspective Projection (which enables the map to be of a larger scale than would otherwise have been possible). The map shows provincial and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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