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    Permafrost

    The map shows the location of the continuous permafrost zone and the discontinuous permafrost zone including areas of wide spread permafrost, areas of scattered permafrost and permafrost areas in the Cordillera. The map also indicates for six locations (Inuvik, Yellowknife, Thompson, Resolute,...
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    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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  • Federal

    Permafrost

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada has a large that shows the extent of permafrost and abundance of ground ice; mapping units are based on physiographic regions. Point data on map give permafrost temperature and thickness for specific sites. The...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    East Coast Fisheries

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map showing general distribution in nine condensed maps of the certain species of East Coast fish, mollusks, crustaceans, and indicates the areas of greatest catches and amounts taken for most species. These maps are based...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Soil Regions

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the areas of principal soil groups which are divided into 48 subgroups. Two graphs are included. One is a bar chart showing the principal soil groups and their distribution by provinces and territories. The other...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Ranges of Principal Commercial Inland Fish

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 20 condensed maps with ranges of important inland fish of commercial value found within Canada. The ranges, for the most part, indicate present and usual distribution. Rare or occasional occurrences have not been...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    West Coast Fisheries

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate showing general distribution in eight condensed maps of the certain species of West Coast fish, mollusks, crustaceans, and indicates the areas of greatest catches and amounts taken for most species. These maps are based...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Streamflow gauging stations

    The map shows the location and the number of years of recorded data for the Water Survey of Canada streamflow gauging stations and the Quebec Department of Natural Resources stations. Almost 9 per cent of all the world's river water which flows to the oceans has its source within Canada's...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Land Cover of Canada

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Various Map Series, 1965 to 2006, is map which shows the distribution of land cover types across Canada. The images are Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer data, which means very precise detail, is shown on the map. The land cover map contains 31 land...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Density of Population Maritime Provinces, Quebec, Ontario

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps. The maps show the density of population per square mile for every township the Maritime Provinces, Quebec and Ontario, circa 1901. Cities and towns of 5000 inhabitants or more are shown as black dots....
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    Natural Resources Canada
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