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  • Federal

    Profiles of Major Rivers

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the profiles of 17 major rivers together with the positions of important cultural and physical features connected with them. These include hydro-electric power developments (circa 1955) and lakes and a reference...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Land Cover of Canada

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Various Map Series, 1965 to 2006, is map which shows the distribution of land cover types across Canada. The images are Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer data, which means very precise detail, is shown on the map. The land cover map contains 31 land...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Variation of monthly river flows

    The plate shows a graph of the maximum and minimum monthly mean flow and mean monthly river flow for 36 selected river gauging stations. Thirty-six gauging stations across Canada were selected to represent a cross section of river types and sizes. Most of the rivers are natural flow; however,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Snow cover measurement networks

    The map shows the location of the snow course stations and the agencies that operate them. Most Canadian snow courses are operated by the federal Department of Fisheries and the Environment and the provincial government departments concerned with water resources. Though the principles of snow...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Northern Settlements

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the chronology of selected facilities in settlements north of the 60th parallel. Selected facilities denoted include trading posts, missions, RCMP posts, post offices, weather stations and Distant Early Warning...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Drainage Basins

    This map shows the five ocean drainage areas in Canada, the major river basins, the internal drainage areas and the diverted drainage areas. A drainage basin, sometimes called a watershed, is an area where all surface water shares the same drainage outlet. Surface water consists of the tiny...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
  • Federal

    National Network of Short Rotation Woody Crop Research, Development and Demon...

    This data depicts the locations of Short Rotation Woody Crop (SRWC) research, development and demonstration sites established across Canada by the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, its partners and/or private land owners. Short Rotation Woody Crops represent enormous potential with respect to future...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Quebec, St. John, Halifax

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of three maps that shows the cities of Quebec, St. John, and Halifax. The map indicates the location of city wards, street names electric railways, and select buildings.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Winnipeg, Edmonton

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of two maps that show the cities of Winnipeg and Edmonton. The map indicates the location of city wards, street names electric railways, and select buildings.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Vancouver, Victoria, Regina

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of three maps that show the cities of Vancouver, Regina, and Victoria, circa 1915. The map indicates the location of city wards, street names electric railways, churches represented as crosses, and select buildings.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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