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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
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Pigs, Poultry

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of four maps showing the value of pig, poultry, egg and dairy farm sales by census division for 1960 to 1961. Each map is accompanied by a supplementary text providing the total value of farm sales for Canada, the provinces...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Types of Farming

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps showing types of farming by dominant products within census divisions for 1961. The main map is accompanied by two smaller maps showing Ontario and Quebec as well as the Maritimes at a larger scale and in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Agriculture - Selected Characteristics

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps showing for 1960, the total precipitation for April to September and the variation from average precipitation for April to September. Also included on this map plate is a set of graphs showing farmland use and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Horses, Sheep

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada are two sets of maps. In the first set, the maps show the value, by census division, of horse farm sales and sheep farm sales for 1960 to 1961. Both of these first maps are accompanied by a supplementary text giving the total sales...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • 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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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