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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

    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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  • 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.
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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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Exports by Mode of Transport, 1966

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a graph and two maps. The graph shows commodity exports by mode of transportation for 1966. Totals for Canada, the Atlantic provinces, Quebec, Ontario, the Prairie provinces as well as combined totals for British Columbia, the...
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    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

    Inland Fisheries

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows lakes and rivers licensed for commercial fishing for the period 1963 to 1964 as well as salmon spawning rivers and lakes. The number of inland fisheries plants is also indicated. The map is accompanied by...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Seaborne Exports and Imports

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The first two maps show imports and exports for 1964. Tonnage and commodities are denoted on the maps by means of superimposed pie charts for selected ports. A supplementary text accompanies each of these maps,...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Ranges of Principal Commercial Freshwater Fish

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of nine maps showing the ranges of principal commercial freshwater fish including walleye and sauger, white bass, northern pike, yellow perch, arctic char, lake sturgeon, lake whitefish, lake trout and rainbow smelt.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Shipping - Eastern Canada, 1964

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows locations of ports in Eastern Canada handling more than 5000 tons. Pie charts are superimposed on the map and show whether the tonnage was loaded, unloaded, from foreign ports or from other Canadian ports. Two...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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