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    Oil and Gas Fields, Pipelines and Processing Plants, 1970, Western Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps and two groups of graphs. The first map shows the location of oil and gas fields, pipelines and processing plants for Western Canada. The capacity and location of oil refineries and gas processing plants are also...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    Oil and Gas Fields, Pipelines and Processing Plants, 1970, Eastern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of graphics and two maps. The first map shows the location of oil and gas fields, pipelines and processing plants for Eastern Canada. The capacity and location of oil refineries and gas processing plants are also...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • JPG
  • Federal

    Depth, duration, and frequency of point rainfall - ratios of 6-hour, 48-hour,...

    The plate contains four maps. The first map shows the location of recording rain gauges used in the map and their number of years of record. The three other maps show the ratio 6-hour/24-hour rainfall extremes, the ratio 48-hour/24-hour rainfall extremes and the ratio 72-hour/24-hour rainfall...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Hydrographic Charts

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows the coverage of hydrographic charts produced by the Surveys and Mapping Branch of the Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, circa 1958. It also shows portions of three published sheets which illustrate the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    River systems of Canada

    The map shows the location of rivers, glaciers and the six physiographic regions of Canada. Rivers serve as the natural drainage channels for surface waters. The network formed by river systems receives water from two main sources: runoff and base flow. Runoff is that part of precipitation which...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    1Freeze-up and break-up of rivers and lakes

    The plate contains four maps showing the mean river freeze-over date, the mean lake freeze-over date, the mean river ice-free date and the mean lake ice free date. The four maps depict, in a general way, the average dates on which freshwater bodies in Canada become completely ice-covered in the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Energy and Minerals

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the energy data in oil and gas fields and related infrastructure, and electricity generating stations and transmission lines; mineral data shown are mines and processing facilities. Selected...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    Suspended sediment concentration

    The map shows the concentration (annual load) of suspended sediments into rivers (in milligrams per litre). The load of sediment is lower in the Canadian Shield area and on the Arctic Islands. The greatest loads appear in the Prairie Provinces and in the Cordillera. The map also shows histograms...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Federal

    Canada - Energy

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of 7 maps. The largest map shows the oil and gas fields, pipelines and processing facilities. One of two other large maps, coal and uranium, shows known and potential mining areas and existing...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Mean July daily temperature

    The map shows the mean daily temperatures based on the 30-year period 1941-1970 for the warmest month in Canada. Although, the most direct and the most intense incoming solar radiation occurs in June, there is a lag in the warming of the Earth’s surface. As a result the warmest month in Canada is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
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