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  • Federal

    Oceans Act Marine Protected Areas

    Marine protected areas (MPA) are one among a number of spatial management tools that contribute to the improved health, integrity and productivity of our marine ecosystems and help advance integrated ocean management. As planning Canada’s marine protected area network moves forward, the locations...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • SHP
    • KML
    • ESRI REST
  • Federal

    Oceans Act Areas of Interest

    The selection of an Area of Interest (AOI) marks the beginning of the Oceans Act Marine Protected Area (MPA) establishment process led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The process includes completing detailed ecological and socioeconomic assessments, setting conservation objectives, determining...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
  • Federal

    Federal Marine Bioregions

    The spatial planning framework for Canada's national network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is comprised of 13 ecologically defined bioregions that cover Canada's oceans and the Great Lakes. Note that the geographic boundaries for the bioregions are fuzzy and may change based on ecosystemic...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • ESRI REST
  • Federal

    Canada Political Divisions

    A map of Canada showing boundaries, capitals, selected place names, selected drainage and names, the Arctic Circle and adjacent foreign areas.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Lighthouses and Sailing Routes, Pacific Coast

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lighthouses, as well as sailing routes along the Pacific Coast, circa 1906. There are routes that sailing distances are given from the principal ocean ports of Canada to the other great ocean ports of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Canals, Lighthouses and Sailing Routes St. Lawrence and Great Lakes

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows canals, as well as locations and types of Lighthouses along the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes. In addition, the map also shows sailing routes through those water bodies. There is a table of sailing distances, in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Lighthouses and Sailing Routes, Atlantic Coast

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lighthouses and sailing routes on the Atlantic Coast. The map shows sailing routes and a table listing the distance, in miles, from Halifax, Montreal and Quebec to major ports. Although Newfoundland and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    The World

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the World, in a Mercator projection, circa 1914. This political map of the world includes countries, island names, major railways and the distance in miles of major maritime routes from port to port. The country of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Nunavut with Names

    An outline map showing the coastline, boundaries and major lakes and rivers for Nunavut. There are names for major political and geographical features.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Canada General Reference (detailed)

    This reference map of Canada shows the provinces and territories with a detailed selection of populated places, major hydrographic features and major road networks. It also includes inset maps of North America and of The World.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
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