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    Permafrost

    Permafrost occurs when the ground remains at or below a temperature of 0oC for a minimum period of two years. Permafrost occurs not only at high latitudes but also at high altitudes. Almost all of the soil moisture in permafrost occurs in the form of ground ice, which in turn occurs in several...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Population Distribution 1871

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows urban and rural population distribution for the Canada of 1871. An inset map (at 1: 2 000 000) shows the area from Windsor to Moncton.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Distribution of Population - 1951

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of the Canadian population, circa 1951. Population sizes are indicated on the map by representative units of 50 or 1000. In southern Canada, the population of the 15 metropolitan areas and urban...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Distribution of Population, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for 1961 by census division. Supplementary charts show the percentages of rural population, urban population in places with populations of 5000 or more and urban populations that are...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Population Distribution 1976

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows places of 5 000+ by proportional circles, smaller places by symbols and census urban areas by colour for Canada in 1976. An inset map shows the area from Windsor to Moncton.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Population Distribution and Forested Areas

    This map shows the population distribution in 1996 relative to the distribution of the forests. Even if forests are very important for Canadians from a cultural, spiritual and economical point of view, few people live in the forested areas. About 80% of the population live mainly in the urban...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Indian and Inuit Population Distribution

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows distribution of Indians and Inuit using several types of symbols to represent population in 1976.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Distribution of Population 1851-1941

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows the distribution of population in what is now Canada circa 1851, 1871, 1901, 1921 and 1941. The five maps display the boundaries of the various colonies, provinces and territories for each date. Also shown on...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JPG
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