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    Climate moisture index for Canada

    Drought is a deficiency in precipitation over an extended period, usually a season or more, resulting in a water shortage that has adverse impacts on vegetation, animals and/or people. The Climate Moisture Index (CMI) was calculated as the difference between annual precipitation and potential...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • TIFF
    • MXD
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    Distribution of Population, 1961, Northern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Northern Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. For this map, settlements with populations of 1,000 to 5,000 and 5,000 to 10,000 are...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    Railways

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps accompanied by graphics. The first map shows the extension of the railway network. Gradual extensions are denoted for the following periods: 1836 to 1852, 1853 to 1880, 1881 to 1905, 1906 to 1918, 1919 to 1935,...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    Railways and Canals 1971 - Western Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the locations of railways and canals as of 1971. The railway names and operators are shown and whether or not the railway is operated as a common carrier or a private carrier. Canals and locks are shown on the map.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    Distribution of Population, 1941

    This map shows the distribution of population for 1941 (Newfoundland 1945). A supplementary chart shows the percentage of population by province. As well, a text listing urban centres with populations for 1941 of 10 000 or more is provided. There is also a set of charts showing total population...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    Distribution of Population, 1961, Western Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Western Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. The population depicted for urban places is composed of the population of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • JPG
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    Indian and Eskimo Population

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the Indian and Inuit population as a percentage of the total national population by census division as of 1961. The outmoded name Eskimo is used on this 1974 map to denote Canada's Inuit peoples. The locations and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    Distribution of Population, 1961, Eastern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Eastern Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. The population depicted for urban places is composed of the population of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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    Census Divisions and Subdivisions, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The main map shows the location and extent of census divisions and subdivisions as of 1961. The second map shows the same information for the most populous regions of Ontario and Quebec at a larger scale of 1:5...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • JPG
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    Density of Population, 1961, Eastern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the density of population for Eastern Canada that have inhabitants from 0 to 1000 per square mile.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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