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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:
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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:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Primary Iron and Steel

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. The first map shows the location and size of iron ore deposits by geological region as of 1972. The location and type of iron mines as of 1970 are also denoted. This map is accompanied by several graphs showing...
    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
  • Industrial Minerals, Western Canada, 1970

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows sites of extracting operations, sites of processing plants and mineral types for industrial mineral operations for Western Canada in 1970. The map is accompanied by a set of graphs showing the value of industrial...
    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
  • Industrial Minerals, Eastern Canada, 1970

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada are two maps. The first map shows sites of extraction operations, sites of processing plants and mineral types for industrial mineral operations for Eastern Canada in 1970. The second map, whose scale is 1:30 000 000, shows the...
    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
  • Geology East Sheet

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geology and bedrock for Eastern Canada. The rock type era and period of formation are represented as letter codes and colour, in addition to indicating the surface coverage. The map emphasizes the extensive...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Minerals East Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Eastern Canada. A line drawn across the map divides the large northern portion that has had little prospecting and the Southern, partly prospected areas. Many...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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