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  • Federal

    Post-Glacial Rebound

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. One shows the maximum post-glacial marine limit in feet above present sea level and the second shows the maximum height of post-glacial rebound in feet above present sea level. Both maps show existing glaciers...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Fur

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection consisting of a map showing location, extent and number of fur farms for 1967 as well as several graphs and 12 small scale maps showing the ranges of: beaver, barren ground caribou, mule deer, muskrat, woodland...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Electricity - Eastern Canada Generating Stations, 1968

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows, for Eastern Canada, locations of electrical generating stations, the installed generating capacity of rivers and thermal stations, installed capacity in kilowatts and whether the generating station is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Glacier Retreat

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the successive stages in the retreat of the last ice sheet in North America in respect to coverage of the Canadian landmass. Included with the map are the speculative ice-marginal positions with approximate time in...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Posts of the Canadian Fur Trade

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows locations of fur trading posts for the period 1600 to 1870. The first known owner of the post (France, England, Canadian independent, XY Company, North West Company or Hudson's Bay Company) and the known length of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Electricity - Western Canada Generating Stations, 1968

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows, for Western Canada, locations of electrical generating stations, the installed generating capacity of rivers and thermal stations, installed capacity in kilowatts and whether the generating station is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 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.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Exploration of the Pacific Coast, 1741 to 1794

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The first map shows sea routes traveled by British, French, Russian and Spanish explorers between 1741 and 1794. The second map shows routes taken by explorers in search of the Northwest Passage during the...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Construction, 1945 to 1965

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the locations of selected building and engineering projects for the period 1945 to 1965 and the proportional percentages of the total value of building permits for active centres. The map is accompanied by a...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Permafrost

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the area covered by permafrost across Canada. Permafrost is a term used to describe the thermal condition of earth materials, such as soil and rock, when their temperature remains below 0 degrees Celsius...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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