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  • 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
  • Depth, duration, and frequency of point rainfall - ratios of 6-hour, 48-hour,...

    The plate contains four maps. The first map shows the location of recording rain gauges used in the map and their number of years of record. The three other maps show the ratio 6-hour/24-hour rainfall extremes, the ratio 48-hour/24-hour rainfall extremes and the ratio 72-hour/24-hour rainfall...
    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
  • Circumpolar International Polar Year (2008)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a revised bilingual map which was produced as a special product for the International Polar Year. It was produced from the Atlas of Canada Reference Map, MCR0001, North Circumpolar Region (2008). Its round shape shows...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • North Circumpolar Region (2008)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map which has a detailed coverage of all parts of the world north of approximately 50 degrees latitude except for the Russian Federation side of the map which shows areas north of 60 degrees latitude. The map uses the...
    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
  • Mapping the Coasts, 1492-1874

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the a series of reproduced historical maps. The first maps, from Stephanius to Zaltieri, illustrate the emergence of the concept of a new continent of America. Behaims globe indicates the general belief that Europe...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 - ARCHIVED

    This collection is a legacy product that is no longer maintained. Users of Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 (release of May 2017) should plan to make the transition towards the new CanVec product. The Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 Series consists of boundary,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • PDF
  • Mean July daily temperature

    The map shows the mean daily temperatures based on the 30-year period 1941-1970 for the warmest month in Canada. Although, the most direct and the most intense incoming solar radiation occurs in June, there is a lag in the warming of the Earth’s surface. As a result the warmest month in Canada is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Earthquakes, Magnetism and Tides

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows maps of earthquakes, magnetism and tides across Canada. The two larger upper maps on this plate show geomagnetism. Since the North Magnetic Pole is in a different position from the Geographical North Pole, and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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