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  • Federal

    Comparison of Scales

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows six maps of cities or towns at different scales. The portions of all, but the first and last of the maps, illustrate the principal national map series produced by the Surveys and Mapping Branch of the Department...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railway Freight Traffic

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows three condensed maps of Canadian railway traffic circa 1954. Net tons per mile of road operated are indicated. 'Net tons per mile of road operated' is to be understood as meaning that, in 1954, the total net...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Ethnic Diversity

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the index of concentration for Census Divisions and index of entropy (ethnic heterogeneity) for all 25 Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs). The graphs show the breakdown of ethnic population in each...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Wetland Regions

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that classifies Canada into forty wetland regions with similar ecological characteristics. The tables give temperature and other characteristics of each region.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Population Distribution 1976

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows places of 5 000+ by proportional circles, smaller places by symbols and census urban areas by colour for Canada in 1976. An inset map shows the area from Windsor to Moncton.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Geostatistical Areas 1981 Census Divisions and Subdivisions

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the boundaries and names of all Census Divisions and non-urban Census Subdivisions (for example, townships). Three inset maps are used for areas with dense coverage of Census Subdivisions. A large...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Federal

    Forestry and Woodworking

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows three condensed maps and four graphs representing various forestry and woodworking processes as well as the correlating statistics for Canada. The first map on this plate shows the locations of sash, door and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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