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  • Federal

    Human Components of Watersheds

    Apart from a source of drinking water, the water resources in watersheds supply water for irrigation and the production of hydroelectricity, and are a primary mode of transportation. Major water consumers are municipalities, agriculture, mining, manufacturing and thermal power generation. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Distribution of Freshwater - Drainage Patterns

    A drainage basin is an area that drains all precipitation received as a runoff or base flow (groundwater sources) into a particular river or set of rivers. Canada’s major drainage regions are the Atlantic Ocean, Hudson Bay, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico. A lake can be defined as...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Fire Danger Rating, 2009

    Fire danger rating is the process of systematically evaluating and integrating the factors that determine the ease of a fire starting and spreading, the difficulty of control, and the resulting impacts based on an assessment of ignition risk, the fire environment (fuels, weather, and topography)...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Fire Danger Rating, 2009

    Fire danger rating is the process of systematically evaluating and integrating the factors that determine the ease of a fire starting and spreading, the difficulty of control, and the resulting impacts based on an assessment of ignition risk, the fire environment (fuels, weather, and topography)...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Drainage Basins

    This map shows the five ocean drainage areas in Canada, the major river basins, the internal drainage areas and the diverted drainage areas. A drainage basin, sometimes called a watershed, is an area where all surface water shares the same drainage outlet. Surface water consists of the tiny...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Quebec, St. John, Halifax

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of three maps that shows the cities of Quebec, St. John, and Halifax. The map indicates the location of city wards, street names electric railways, and select buildings.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Winnipeg, Edmonton

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of two maps that show the cities of Winnipeg and Edmonton. The map indicates the location of city wards, street names electric railways, and select buildings.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Vancouver, Victoria, Regina

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of three maps that show the cities of Vancouver, Regina, and Victoria, circa 1915. The map indicates the location of city wards, street names electric railways, churches represented as crosses, and select buildings.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Hamilton, London, Ottawa

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of three maps that shows the cities of Ottawa, Hamilton, and London. Each map indicates the location of city wards, electric railways, select buildings and churches.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Toronto

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a maps that shows the city of Toronto. The map indicates the location of city wards, street names electric railways, and select buildings.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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