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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

    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
    Resource Formats:
    • 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.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Inuit Population, 2006 (by census subdivision)

    The map shows the distribution of the population by census subdivision who identified themselves in the 2006 Census as Inuit. According to the 2006 Census, 50 485 people identified themselves as Inuit.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Land Cover (generalized)

    This map shows a simplified distribution of land cover types across Canada interpreted from satellite data obtained in 1995. Land cover has an important role in the water cycle as it significantly affects evapotranspiration and the amount of water leaving a watershed. Evapotranspiration is the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Threats to Ecosystems - Population Variation by Ecoprovince, 1971 to 1996

    The higher the concentration of people in an ecoprovince, the higher the chance of loss of habitat and species. To better evaluate and minimize population impacts on the environment, it is necessary to study the distribution and variation of population within ecological areas. The map shows the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Aboriginal Population and Forested Areas

    This map shows the distribution of the Aboriginal population (including Indians, Métis and Inuit) in comparison to the location of forests. More than a quarter of the Aboriginal population live in urban centres located outside the forested areas; however, nearly 80% of the Aboriginal communities...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    French and British Origins

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows two condensed maps which use dots and proportional circles to illustrate the distribution of population of French and British origin, respectively, according to the 1951 census of Canada. Each map is accompanied by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Wheat and Barley

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows two condensed maps for the distribution of areas seeded in wheat and barley for harvesting circa 1951. Therefore, in the case of wheat, the areas include those seeded in the fall of 1950 as well as those seeded in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Farm Operators

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the 1976 distribution of farm operators; also indicates percentage change in operator totals by Census Division for 1971 to 1976 period. The map also gives extent of land in agricultural use.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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