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  • Federal

    Current Water Levels, 2008

    The map shows 3172 hydrometric stations, 1491 active and 1681 inactive, located on rivers and lakes across the country. All the stations on the map are situated in a drainage area of 200 square kilometres or more. For 1200 stations shown on the map, surface water level measurements are recorded...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    The hydrologic cycle

    Hydrology is the science concerned with the occurrence and distribution of water on and under the earth. Meteorology is the science dealing with the atmosphere and the movement of water, both as vapour and as liquid, in the air. Both sciences are concerned with the hydrologic cycle - the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Lighthouses and Sailing Routes on Pacific Coast

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lighthouses and sailing routes on the Pacific Coast. Each sailing route has the distance between major foreign ports and important Canadian ports on the Pacific Ocean. A table gives the distance, in miles, to...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Lighthouses and Sailing Routes on Atlantic Coast

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) 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 of the distance, in miles, from Halifax, Montreal and Quebec to major ports. Although, Newfoundland and...
    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

    Transportation Routes

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the major routes for four transport modes (air, rail, road and water) using 1983 data.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    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
  • Federal

    Drainage Basins

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows drainage basins as well as major lakes and diversions. The map displays the ocean drainage areas along with component river basins and diversion areas for the Arctic, Pacific, Hudson Bay and Atlantic drainage areas.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    River Profiles

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the location of river profiles. There are drainage profiles, major river systems and major tributary included in this map.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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