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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
  • 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
  • Labour Force in Manufacturing by Place of Residence, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the labour force in manufacturing by place of residence for population centres and complexes in 1961. The main map is accompanied by two smaller maps showing Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec and the Maritimes in...
    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
  • Non-Ferrous Metals, Eastern Canada, 1970

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows location, type of operation and type of metal for non-ferrous metal production plants in Eastern Canada. The map is accompanied by several graphs showing the proportional values of non-ferrous metals contained in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Construction, 1945 to 1965

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the locations of selected building and engineering projects for the period 1945 to 1965 and the proportional percentages of the total value of building permits for active centres. The map is accompanied by a...
    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
  • Non-Ferrous Metals, Western Canada, 1970

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows location, type of operation and type of metal for non-ferrous metal production plants in Western Canada. The map is accompanied by a supplementary graph showing the proportional values of non-ferrous metals...
    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
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