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  • 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

    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

    The Urban System

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the two aspects of the Canadian urban system: the interdependence (linkages) between cities, and the hinterland surrounding each city. Data for 1976 to 1981 period. An inset map shows the urban...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Canadian Land Cover, Circa 2000 (Vector) - GeoBase Series, 1996-2005

    This collection is a legacy product that is no longer supported. It may not meet current government standards. Land Cover information is the result of vectorization of raster thematic data originating from classified Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 ortho-images, for agricultural and forest areas of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • GML
    • PDF
    • KMZ
  • Federal

    Vancouver and Victoria

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four condensed maps of both Vancouver and Victoria. The first two maps display stages of urban growth for Vancouver, for periods ranging from 1886 to 1956 and Victoria, for periods ranging from 1851 to 1955. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Winnipeg and Edmonton

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four condensed maps of the cities Edmonton and Winnipeg. The first two maps show the extent and classification of land use circa 1955 for both Edmonton and Winnipeg. Stages of urban growth for both of these...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Ottawa and Toronto

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows a map with four condensed maps of the cities Toronto and Ottawa. The first two maps show the extent and classification of land use circa 1955 for both Toronto and Ottawa. For Toronto, stages of urban growth are...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Vector Digital Topographic Map - VMap1, 1945 -1996

    The VMap1 collection is a legacy product that is no longer supported. It may not meet current government standards. VMap1 is a vector digital topographic reference product developed by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and The Department of National Defence (DND). VMap1 complies with...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • VPF
    • PNG
    • PDF
    • KMZ
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