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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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  • Federal

    Number of Days with Precipitation

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the average annual number of days with precipitation. The main map is accompanied by a supplementary map at a scale of 1:40 000 000, outlining precipitation regions. As well, climatic graphs for selected stations...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Temperature - Spring

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of six maps showing the average daily minimum temperature and average daily maximum temperature for March, April and May.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railways and Canals, 1971 - Eastern 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 is denoted. Canals of the St. Lawrence...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Average Monthly Precipitation

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of six maps. Each map shows the average monthly precipitation for April, May, June, July, August and September.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Density of Population Maritime Provinces and Quebec, Ontario and Quebec

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps. The first map shows the density of population per square mile for every township in the Maritime Provinces and Quebec, circa 1911. The second map shows the density of population per square mile for...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut (2000)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map that shows a brand new set of drainage (being that compiled from the Digital Chart of the World 1: 1 000 000 data); it has detailed digital shaded relief; and it is fully bilingual. The map shows populated places...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railways Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the rail companies that operated in Saskatchewan, areas of Manitoba and Alberta circa 1904. The railway lines are indicated in black, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. An overprint note,...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railways Ontario and Quebec

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the rail companies that operated in Ontario and western Quebec, circa 1904. The railway lines are indicated in black, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. For example, any area coloured...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 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
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