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  • Federal

    Glacial Geology

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows locations of currently existing glaciers as well as historical glacial information. The resulting effects that glaciers have had on landscape are also shown on this map.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    The hydrologic cycle

    Hydrology is the science concerned with the occurrence and distribution of water on and under the earth. Meteorology is the science dealing with the atmosphere and the movement of water, both as vapour and as liquid, in the air. Both sciences are concerned with the hydrologic cycle - the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Typical Weather Situations

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the typical weather situations by means of four surface weather maps: for February 18th, circa 1954; April 19th, circa 1955; July 3rd, circa 1955; and October 12th, circa 1954. All maps are based on data of 1:30...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    CV - 580 Airborne-SAR, Canada

    The C/X-SAR can provide imagery of all classes of terrain, ocean, or ice scenes. The imagery can be compared easily with mapped information. It is possible to monitor natural resources (agriculture, forestry, geology), temporal variations (urban growth, sea ice and icebergs, ocean waves and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • other
  • Federal

    Isotherms for Summer and Year, Rainfall, Snowfall and Isobars

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 11 maps. Two maps at the top of this plate presenting isothermal lines for summer and for the entire year. The isotherms for summer display the great northern "loop" of the summer isotherm of 55 degrees...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Isotherms for Summer and Year, Rainfall, Snowfall and Isobars

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of 11 maps. The two maps at the top of the plate show isothermal lines for summer and for the entire year, with temperature units measured in Fahrenheit. The annual isothermal lines follow an Easterly and Westerly...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Precipitation Days and Precipitation Variability

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate with three maps that show the mean annual number of days with measurable precipitation, the mean annual number of days with measurable snowfall, and the variability of annual precipitation. A day with sufficient measurable...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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