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  • Marine Transportation to Nunavut

    Shipping remains the most important mode of transportation for goods even though navigation is possible only four months of the year during the ice-free period. The re-supply of oil and other basic products from the south is done mostly by sea. The mining and fishing industries also use shipping.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Marine Transportation Infrastructure - Harbours (2006)

    Canada is a maritime nation with access to three oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic), and shared access to the longest inland waterway system in the world, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway system of waterways. The map shows approximately 700 small craft harbours, the Seaway (including major...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Marine Transportation Infrastructure - Ports (2006)

    Canada is a maritime nation with access to three oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic), and shared access to the longest inland waterway system in the world, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway system of waterways. The map shows approximately 590 major ports, the Seaway (including major locks)...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • National Parks

    A map showing the locations, extents and names of National Parks and National Marine Conservation Areas in Canada.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
  • Natural Tourist Attractions - Migratory Bird Sanctuaries

    Migratory Bird Sanctuaries are areas set aside by the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) of Environment Canada to protect migratory birds. The sanctuaries include a range of habitat types, such as terrestrial, wetland and marine.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Natural Tourist Attractions - National Parks

    National Parks and National Marine Conservation Areas form a countrywide network of areas set aside by Canada for their great natural interest. They are protected for public understanding, enjoyment and appreciation.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Terrestrial Ecozones (forests)

    Ecozones are broad ecological zones on the earth's surface and cover a large range of ecosystems such as temperate forest, mountain ranges, grassland, taiga, arctic tundra, extensive river systems, coastline and farmlands. Each ecozone has its own climate, relief, soil, fauna and flora and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Forested Ecozones

    In Canada, there are 20 ecozones, consisting of 15 terrestrial and 5 marine units. The vegetation varies from one ecozone to another. Forests cover totally or partially nine ecozones: Pacific Maritime, Montane Cordillera, Boreal Cordillera, Taiga Plains, Boreal Plains, Prairie, Boreal Shield,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Atlas of Canada 1,000,000 National Frameworks Data, Protected Areas-Protected...

    Abstract: The Atlas of Canada 1,000,000 National Scale Frameworks Data, Protected Areas consists of area geospatial and attribute data for Canada's protected areas which are 1000 hectares or larger in size. It was created using polygon and attribute data supplied by the Canadian Wildlife Service...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Heritage Areas

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Various Map Series, 1965 to 2006, is a map of heritage areas was produced for Parks Canada and Canadian Heritage. It is at a scale of 1:5 000 000 and uses the Lambert Conformal Conic projection. The land mass of Canada is shown with a yellow colour, with...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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