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  • Federal

    Post-Glacial Rebound

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. One shows the maximum post-glacial marine limit in feet above present sea level and the second shows the maximum height of post-glacial rebound in feet above present sea level. Both maps show existing glaciers...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railways

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps accompanied by graphics. The first map shows the extension of the railway network. Gradual extensions are denoted for the following periods: 1836 to 1852, 1853 to 1880, 1881 to 1905, 1906 to 1918, 1919 to 1935,...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railways and Canals 1971 - Western Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the locations of railways and canals as of 1971. The railway names and operators are shown and whether or not the railway is operated as a common carrier or a private carrier. Canals and locks are shown on the map.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Glacier Retreat

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the successive stages in the retreat of the last ice sheet in North America in respect to coverage of the Canadian landmass. Included with the map are the speculative ice-marginal positions with approximate time in...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Indian Lands and Languages

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the locations of occupied Indian Reserves, settlements and other communities. For each of the locations plotted, the major linguistic groups for the communities are denoted as a percentage of the total number of...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Lakes, Rivers and Glaciers

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lakes, rivers and glaciers as well as the major drainage areas. Provincial and territorial boundaries are shown, but otherwise there are no other names or symbols shown on the Canadian land surface.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Mother Tongues

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The main map shows the mother tongues of the population for 1961 by percentage of census division. This map is accompanied by a second map showing Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec at a larger scale of 1:5 000...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Oil and Gas Fields, Pipelines and Processing Plants, 1970, Western Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps and two groups of graphs. The first map shows the location of oil and gas fields, pipelines and processing plants for Western Canada. The capacity and location of oil refineries and gas processing plants are also...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Oil and Gas Fields, Pipelines and Processing Plants, 1970, Eastern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of graphics and two maps. The first map shows the location of oil and gas fields, pipelines and processing plants for Eastern Canada. The capacity and location of oil refineries and gas processing plants are also...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Southern Settlements

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the chronology of selected southern settlements. The time periods in which the settlements were established as well as the activities of the first settlers are indicated. The map is accompanied by a supplementary...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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