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  • Federal

    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
  • Federal

    North Circumpolar Region (2017)

    This bilingual map shows the geography of the northern circumpolar region, north of approximately 55 degrees, at a scale of 1:9 000 000. The map uses the azimuthal equidistant projection. It includes all international boundaries, as well as the Canadian provincial and territorial boundaries and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    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,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    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.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Primary Iron and Steel

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. The first map shows the location and size of iron ore deposits by geological region as of 1972. The location and type of iron mines as of 1970 are also denoted. This map is accompanied by several graphs showing...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Labour Force in Manufacturing by Place of Residence, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the labour force in manufacturing by place of residence for population centres and complexes in 1961. The main map is accompanied by two smaller maps showing Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec and the Maritimes in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Non-Ferrous Metals, Eastern Canada, 1970

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows location, type of operation and type of metal for non-ferrous metal production plants in Eastern Canada. The map is accompanied by several graphs showing the proportional values of non-ferrous metals contained in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    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
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    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:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Southern Settlements

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the chronology of selected southern settlements. The time periods in which the settlements were established as well as the activities of the first settlers are indicated. The map is accompanied by a supplementary...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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