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  • Federal

    Top 100 Exploration Projects

    This dataset provides information related to the top-spending off-mine-site exploration and deposit appraisal projects in Canada for the given reference year. The dataset is maintained by the Lands and Minerals Sector, Natural Resources Canada, and forms the basis for the annual Map of Top 100...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • PDF
    • SHP
  • Federal

    Toporama, 1945-2013

    This collection is a legacy product that is no longer supported. It may not meet current government standards. Toporama is a digital topographic reference product using CanVec as source data. Developed by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Toporama covers the entire area of Canada's landmass and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • GeoTIF
    • KMZ
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Non-Ferrous Metals - Eastern Canada

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows four condensed maps of non-ferrous metal mines, including refineries, smelters and reduction works that were in production or coming into production in Eastern Canada circa 1955. As production figures for...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    North American Cooperation on Energy Information, Mapping Data

    Mapping Resources on energy infrastructure and potential implemented as part of the North American Cooperation on Energy Information (NACEI) between the Department of Energy of the United States of America, the Department of Natural Resources of Canada, and the Ministry of Energy of the United...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • XLS
  • Federal

    Distribution of Freshwater - Groundwater

    Groundwater is water found beneath the earth’s surface and located at the water table below. In Canada, there is more water underground than on the surface. Groundwater occurs in the tiny spaces between loose materials on top of bedrock, or in cracks of bedrock. The most important concentrations...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Electricity, 1987

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the electrical generation and transmission network for Canada; other features are interconnections and electricity trade. The tables list interconnections and generating stations; other tables and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    All Resource-reliant Communities, 2001

    There are nearly 2000 reliant-communities shown on this map. They represent all the communities that have a substantial economic reliance on activities directly related to one of five resource sectors – agriculture, energy, fisheries, forestry and mining.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Stress to the Atmosphere - Trends in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 1998 to 2010

    The regional trends of greenhouse gas emissions for the period 1990 to 2020 are shown here. Also shown is a projection of regional carbon intensity in terms of tonnes of carbon dioxide per million dollars of Real Domestic Product. This map shows long-term greenhouse gas emissions growth on a...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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

    Distribution of Freshwater - Wetlands

    Wetlands are lands permanently or temporarily submerged or permeated by water, and characterized by plants adapted to saturated-soil conditions. Wetlands are the only ecosystem designated for conservation by international convention because they absorb the impact of hydrologic events, filter...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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