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  • Federal

    Inuit Population, 2006 (by census division)

    The map shows the distribution of the population by census division 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

    Surficial Hydrogeological Materials

    Surficial hydrogeological materials show the distribution of sediment deposited in glacially influenced environments. Most drinkable groundwater resources in Canada occur in shallow surficial-sediment aquifers. Surface sediments, such as gravel, sand, silt and clay, or mixed sediments, are an...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Ecosystem Components - Rare Plant Diversity

    Some plants are rare because they naturally occur in very specialized habitats or in very low numbers; others may be rare because they have suffered setbacks because of natural processes or pressures from human activities. The highest number of rare plant species is in southern Ontario, where...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Other Grains and Oilseeds

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows six compact maps illustrating the distribution of areas seeded in oats, mixed grain, rye, flax for seed, corn for grain, and soybeans for harvesting circa 1951. Therefore, in the case of rye, the areas include...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Native Peoples 1823

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows distribution of the indigenous population of Canada and the northern United States circa 1823. Population groups shown by size, name and linguistic affiliation. Map also outlines areas known to...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Native Peoples 1740

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of indigenous population of Canada and the northern United States circa 1740. It also shows population groups by size, name and linguistic family and outlines areas of European...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Aborigines of Canada, Alaska and Greenland

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canad, is a map that shows the distribution of 11 aboriginal groups of Canada, Alaska and Greenland, circa 1915. The areas shown in different colours represent land occupied by the native linguistic families. There are a greater number of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • 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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Hydrogeological Regions

    Hydrogeological regions are areas in which the properties of sub-surface water, or groundwater, are broadly similar in geology, climate and topography. Hydrogeology is the branch of geology that deals with the distribution and movement of water beneath the earth’s surface. This map shows Canada’s...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Inuit Population, 1996

    This map shows the distribution of the 41 000 persons identifying themselves as Inuit in the 1996 Census. Inuit are the Aboriginal people of Arctic Canada. The word « Inuit » means « the people » in Inuktitut, the Inuit language, and is the term by which Inuit refer to themselves. The Inuit...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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