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  • Distribution of Freshwater - Wetlands

    Wetlands are lands permanently or temporarily submerged or permeated by water, and characterized by plants adapted to saturated-soil conditions. Wetlands are the only ecosystem designated for conservation by international convention because they absorb the impact of hydrologic events, filter...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Distribution of Population 1851-1941

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows the distribution of population in what is now Canada circa 1851, 1871, 1901, 1921 and 1941. The five maps display the boundaries of the various colonies, provinces and territories for each date. Also shown on...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • 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.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Lakes, Rivers and Glaciers

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is an enlargement of a 1: 15 000 000 sheet of the same name from the National Atlas of Canada, 4th Edition. Both maps show a very dense network of lakes, rivers and glaciers, with all of the data being photo-reduced from...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Cadastral Information for Glacier National Park of Canada

    This data provides the integrated cadastral framework for the specified Canada Land. The cadastral framework consists of active and superseded cadastral parcel, roads, easements, administrative areas, active lines, points and annotations. The cadastral lines form the boundaries of the parcels....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • SHP
  • 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
  • Distribution of Population, 1961, Western Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Western Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. The population depicted for urban places is composed of the population of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Distribution of Population, 1961, Eastern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Eastern Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. The population depicted for urban places is composed of the population of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Distribution of Population, 1851, 1871, 1901, 1921

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of four maps showing the distribution of population for 1851 (Newfoundland 1857), 1871 (Newfoundland 1869), 1901 and 1921 by historical region. A supplementary chart for each map shows the percentage of population by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Distribution of Population, 1961, Northern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Northern Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. For this map, settlements with populations of 1,000 to 5,000 and 5,000 to 10,000 are...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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