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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 - 1951

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of the Canadian population, circa 1951. Population sizes are indicated on the map by representative units of 50 or 1000. In southern Canada, the population of the 15 metropolitan areas and urban...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 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.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Distribution of Population 1851-1941

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows the distribution of population in what is now Canada circa 1851, 1871, 1901, 1921 and 1941. The five maps display the boundaries of the various colonies, provinces and territories for each date. Also shown on...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    East Coast Fisheries

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map showing general distribution in nine condensed maps of the certain species of East Coast fish, mollusks, crustaceans, and indicates the areas of greatest catches and amounts taken for most species. These maps are based...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Urban Population

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate consisting of four condensed maps that show urban populations of the people living in Canada. The two maps at the top of this plate show the night-time distribution of population, circa 1956 for Metropolitan Toronto and...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Natural Gas Pipelines

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the major gas transmission and distribution lines and names 32 operating companies. The additional network data are names compressor stations and links to United States. The map also shows outlines...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Ranges of Principal Commercial Inland Fish

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 20 condensed maps with ranges of important inland fish of commercial value found within Canada. The ranges, for the most part, indicate present and usual distribution. Rare or occasional occurrences have not been...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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