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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

    Distribution of Population, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for 1961 by census division. Supplementary charts show the percentages of rural population, urban population in places with populations of 5000 or more and urban populations that are...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 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
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  • Federal

    Soil Capability for Agriculture

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of Canada Land Inventory Capability classes for agriculture. Also shows Canada Land Inventory mapping boundary. Tables show summary of areas and crop limitations for each category...
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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 and Quebec, Ontario and Quebec

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps. The first map shows the density of population per square mile for every township in the Maritime Provinces and Quebec, circa 1911. The second map shows the density of population per square mile for...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Populated Places - The Far West

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows as many populated places in the southern halves of Alberta, British Columbia and a portion of Saskatchewan, as the scale of the map will permit. It also indicates, within certain limits, the number of inhabitants...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Populated Places - Prairies

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows as many populated places in the prairies as the scale of the map will permit. It also indicates, within certain limits, the number of inhabitants at each place according to the 1956 Census of Canada. The map also...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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