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  • Post-Glacial Rebound

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. One shows the maximum post-glacial marine limit in feet above present sea level and the second shows the maximum height of post-glacial rebound in feet above present sea level. Both maps show existing glaciers...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Physiographic Regions

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows physiographic regions across Canada. These regions are split into the Borderlands and the Shield.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Glacier Retreat

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the successive stages in the retreat of the last ice sheet in North America in respect to coverage of the Canadian landmass. Included with the map are the speculative ice-marginal positions with approximate time in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Geology

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map showing geological age and lithology accompanied by a supplementary map at a scale of 1:50 500 000, displaying geological provinces.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Lakes, Rivers and Glaciers

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lakes, rivers and glaciers as well as the major drainage areas. Provincial and territorial boundaries are shown, but otherwise there are no other names or symbols shown on the Canadian land surface.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Permafrost

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the area covered by permafrost across Canada. Permafrost is a term used to describe the thermal condition of earth materials, such as soil and rock, when their temperature remains below 0 degrees Celsius...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Tectonics

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows geologic structural features and denotes tectonic elements by a color-coding system. There are also descriptive elements and features of tectonic elements which are displayed.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Surface Materials

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the general make up of surface materials. Along with the map is a list of terrain classifications denoted as bedrock, unconsolidated material (glacial deposits, boulders, alluvium, gravels, sands, silts, clays,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
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  • Geological Provinces

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geological provinces and some of their principal sub-divisions. There are orogenic elements as well as major fault lines which are also displayed. A geological province is an extensive region with distinctive...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Glacial Geology

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows locations of currently existing glaciers as well as historical glacial information. The resulting effects that glaciers have had on landscape are also shown on this map.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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