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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

    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

    Ports and Harbours

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of four maps showing the location of ports and harbours in 1968 for Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes; Newfoundland; Northern Canada (at 1:25 000 000 scale); and British Columbia. The greatest depth at a wharf at low water...
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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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  • Federal

    Lakes, Rivers and Glaciers

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lakes, rivers and glaciers as well as the major drainage areas. Provincial and territorial boundaries are shown, but otherwise there are no other names or symbols shown on the Canadian land surface.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Fisheries - Selected Characteristics

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of graphics showing: (1) Landed weight and value from all fisheries by province and territory for the period 1959 to 1963 as well as landed weight, landed value and final market value for Canada, Atlantic, Pacific and...
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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

    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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