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  • Current Water Levels, 2008

    The map shows 3172 hydrometric stations, 1491 active and 1681 inactive, located on rivers and lakes across the country. All the stations on the map are situated in a drainage area of 200 square kilometres or more. For 1200 stations shown on the map, surface water level measurements are recorded...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Minerals - East Sheet

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Eastern Canada circa 1906. A line drawn across the map indicates where the Northern, large portion of the Dominion is virtually unprosecuted except along the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Minerals - West Sheet

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Western Canada circa 1906. A line drawn across the map indicates where the Northern, large portion of the Dominion is virtually unprosecuted except along the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Mineral Commodity Flows

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the volume of mineral commodity shipments within and between 67 regions (traffic zones) during 1979; also shows export and import flows. Classification of flows by mode of shipment, size, and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Ice

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of six maps that shows different types of ice accumulation.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Humidity and Fog

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is six maps that show the humidity and fog occurrences across Canada. Two maps on the top that show the mean mixing ratios for January and July, respectively. Mixing ratio is defined as the ratio of the mass of the water vapor to the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Minerals East Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Eastern Canada. A line drawn across the map divides the large northern portion that has had little prospecting and the Southern, partly prospected areas. Many...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Minerals West Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Western Canada. A line drawn across the map divides the large northern portion that that has had little prospecting, except along the valleys of the principal...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Mean Annual Total Precipitation

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps for the annual total precipitation. Annual precipitation is defined as the sum of rainfall and the assumed water equivalent of snowfall for a given year. A specific gravity of 0.1 for freshly fallen snow...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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