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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,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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...
    Organization:
    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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Permafrost, Glaciers and Sea Ice (Nunavut)

    Nunavut’s cold climate makes it a territory consisting of mostly barren land and permafrost. Permafrost is soil or rocks whose temperature remains at or below the freezing point for a long period of time. Glaciers, a mass of snow and ice that does not melt from year to year prevail in the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Provincial

    Surficial Geology of the Mikkwa River Area (NTS 84G/NE) (GIS data, permafrost...

    This GIS dataset depicts the surficial geology of the Mikkwa River area (NTS 84G/NE) (discontinuous permafrost features). The data were created in geodatabase format and output for public distribution in shapefile format. These data comprise the permafrost polygon features of Alberta Geological...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • SHP
  • Provincial

    Surficial Geology of the Yates River Area (NTS 84N/NE) (GIS data, permafrost ...

    This GIS dataset depicts the surficial geology of the Yates River Area (NTS 84N/NE) (discontinuous permafrost features). The data were created in geodatabase format and output for public distribution in shapefile format. These data comprise the permafrost polygon features of Alberta Geological...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • SHP
  • Provincial

    Surficial Geology of the Slims Creek Area (NTS 84F/SW) (GIS data, permafrost ...

    This GIS dataset depicts the surficial geology of the Slims Creek area (NTS 84F/SW) (discontinuous permafrost features). The data were created in geodatabase format and output for public distribution in shapefile format. These data comprise the permafrost polygon features of Alberta Geological...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • SHP
  • Provincial

    Surficial Geology of the Chipewyan Lake Area (NTS 84A/NW) (GIS data, permafro...

    This GIS dataset depicts the surficial geology of the Chipewyan Lake area (NTS 84A/NW) (discontinuous permafrost features). The data were created in geodatabase format and output for public distribution in shapefile format. These data comprise the permafrost polygon features of Alberta Geological...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • SHP
  • Provincial

    Surficial Geology of the Hamburg Area (NTS 84E/SW) (GIS data, permafrost poly...

    This GIS dataset depicts the surficial geology of the Hamburg Area (NTS 84E/SW) (discontinuous permafrost features). The data were created in geodatabase format and output for public distribution in shapefile format. These data comprise the permafrost polygon features of Alberta Geological Survey...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • SHP
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