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  • Soils

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the great groups and subgroups of soil types as well as land types. This map is supplemented by diagrams and an explanation for soil profiles. The map uses a simplified color system based on The System of Soil...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Soil Climate

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. One shows soil temperature classes and the second shows soil moisture regimes and subclasses. These maps are supplemented by a text giving detailed definitions for both soil temperature classes and soil moisture...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
  • 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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • The Potential of Soils and Bedrock to Reduce the Acidity of Atmospheric Depos...

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows vulnerability of soils and bedrock to acid precipitation using low, moderate and high sensitivity classes. The table covers sensitivity of water areas and the small map shows pattern of sulphate...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Soil Regions

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the areas of principal soil groups which are divided into 48 subgroups. Two graphs are included. One is a bar chart showing the principal soil groups and their distribution by provinces and territories. The other...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Soil Survey Maps

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four soil map sections of soil maps that were being prepared by the Experimental Farms Service of the Federal Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Provincial Departments of Agriculture and the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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