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  • Snow Cover

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of six maps. Each map shows the median depth of snow for December 31st, January 31st, February 28th, March 31st, April 30th and May 31st respectively.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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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
  • Average Precipitation

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. One map shows the average precipitation for April to September. The second shows the average precipitation for October to March.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Frost

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of five maps. Two maps show, for fertile regions, the average date of the last frost in spring and the average date of the first frost in autumn. The three remaining maps show the median depth of snow cover at a scale...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Potential Evapotranspiration

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps relating the effects and dependency of vegetation on environmental variables. One map shows the average annual potential evapotranspiration in inches from ground and plant surfaces for areas where there is a...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Weather Stations

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. The first map shows the location of weather stations. Stations are denoted as having 25 to 30 year records within the period 1931 to 1960. As well, whether the station collected temperature data, precipitation...
    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
  • 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
  • Number of Days with Precipitation

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the average annual number of days with precipitation. The main map is accompanied by a supplementary map at a scale of 1:40 000 000, outlining precipitation regions. As well, climatic graphs for selected stations...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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