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  • 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
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    • 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

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

    West Coast Fisheries

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

    North American Indian Population, 1996

    This map shows the distribution of the North American Indian population. The largest number of North American Indians live in Ontario (118 830); they make up 80% of the total Aboriginal population of that province. They are distributed in the large agglomerations of the south, but also in the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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
  • Federal

    Land Cover

    This map shows the distribution of land cover types across Canada, based on satellite data obtained in 1995. The land cover map contains 31 classes: 12 forest; 3 shrubland; 7 tundra/grasslands; 7 developed land types including cropland, mosaic and built-up areas; and 2 water cover types.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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