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  • Federal

    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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Inland Fisheries

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows lakes and rivers licensed for commercial fishing for the period 1963 to 1964 as well as salmon spawning rivers and lakes. The number of inland fisheries plants is also indicated. The map is accompanied by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Ranges of Principal Commercial Freshwater Fish

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of nine maps showing the ranges of principal commercial freshwater fish including walleye and sauger, white bass, northern pike, yellow perch, arctic char, lake sturgeon, lake whitefish, lake trout and rainbow smelt.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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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  • Federal

    Fisheries - Selected Characteristics

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of graphics showing: (1) Landed weight and value from all fisheries by province and territory for the period 1959 to 1963 as well as landed weight, landed value and final market value for Canada, Atlantic, Pacific and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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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  • Federal

    Atlantic Fisheries

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of four maps showing the average annual production, for the period 1959 to 1963, for mollusks and crustaceans, pelagic and estuarial fish and ground fish species (two maps) for the Atlantic fisheries. Each map is accompanied...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut (2000)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map that shows a brand new set of drainage (being that compiled from the Digital Chart of the World 1: 1 000 000 data); it has detailed digital shaded relief; and it is fully bilingual. The map shows populated places...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Northern Canada

    The vast Canadian geography north of approximately 50┬░ latitude is depicted on the map Northern Canada / Nord du Canada. This bilingual map is the latest in the Atlas of Canada's series of reference maps. The four million scale provides a detailed regional base of the north. An inset of the...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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