Land Cover of Canada

Land Cover of Canada Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Various Map Series, 1965 to 2006, is map which shows the distribution of land cover types across Canada. The images are Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer data, which means very precise detail, is shown on the map. The land cover map contains 31 land cover classes: 12 forest; 3 shrub land; 6 barren land and grassland; 7 developed land types including cropland; mosaic and built-up areas; and 2 non vegetable land cover types. Base data is limited to a small selection to populated places and major roads. The right hand panel of the map gives pictures and descriptions for each of the 31 land cover classes. The imagery data are from 1995. 2022-03-14 Natural Resources Canada geoinfo@nrcan.gc.ca Form DescriptorsNature and Environmentland managementremote sensing Download English JPG through HTTPJPG https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas/eng/various_divers/mcr_0103.jpg Download English PDF through HTTPPDF https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas/eng/various_divers/mcr_0103.pdf Download French JPG through HTTPJPG https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas/fra/various_divers/mcr_0103.jpg Download French PDF through HTTPPDF https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas/fra/various_divers/mcr_0103.pdf

Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Various Map Series, 1965 to 2006, is map which shows the distribution of land cover types across Canada. The images are Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer data, which means very precise detail, is shown on the map. The land cover map contains 31 land cover classes: 12 forest; 3 shrub land; 6 barren land and grassland; 7 developed land types including cropland; mosaic and built-up areas; and 2 non vegetable land cover types. Base data is limited to a small selection to populated places and major roads. The right hand panel of the map gives pictures and descriptions for each of the 31 land cover classes. The imagery data are from 1995.

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