Drainage Areas

Drainage Areas This map shows the five major ocean drainage areas in Canada: Hudson Bay, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. An inset map shows the major dams with reservoir capacity larger than 1 billion cubic metres. Six of the 10 largest hydro-electric generating stations by capacity are located in the province of Quebec; whereas, the largest, Churchill Falls is in Newfoundland and Labrador. The other 3 are located in British Columbia. 2022-03-14 Natural Resources Canada geoinfo@nrcan.gc.ca Government and PoliticsSociety and Culturedamsgeographical mapswatersheds Download English JPEG2000 through HTTPother https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas_6_ed/reference/eng/drain_areas_eng.jp2 Download English PDF through HTTPPDF https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas_6_ed/reference/eng/drain_areas_eng.pdf Download French JPEG2000 through HTTPother https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas_6_ed/reference/fra/drain_areas_fr.jp2 Download French PDF through HTTPPDF https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas_6_ed/reference/fra/drain_areas_fr.pdf

This map shows the five major ocean drainage areas in Canada: Hudson Bay, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. An inset map shows the major dams with reservoir capacity larger than 1 billion cubic metres. Six of the 10 largest hydro-electric generating stations by capacity are located in the province of Quebec; whereas, the largest, Churchill Falls is in Newfoundland and Labrador. The other 3 are located in British Columbia.

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