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  • Federal

    Distribution of Freshwater - Glaciers and Icefields

    Glaciers and icefields are huge masses of ice, formed on land by the compaction and re-crystallization of snow, that move very slowly down slopes, or move outward due to their own weight. In Canada, an estimated area of 200 000 square kilometres, or about 2% of the country’s area is covered by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Permafrost, Glaciers and Sea Ice (Nunavut)

    Nunavut’s cold climate makes it a territory consisting of mostly barren land and permafrost. Permafrost is soil or rocks whose temperature remains at or below the freezing point for a long period of time. Glaciers, a mass of snow and ice that does not melt from year to year prevail in the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Yukon and Northwest Territories (West Half)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of the Yukon Territory, and the western part of Northwest Territories. The map shows federal, provincial and territorial boundaries, and also the district boundaries. The transportation content consists of roads,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Yukon and Northwest Territories (East Half)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of the eastern part of Northwest Territories. The map shows federal, provincial and territorial boundaries, and also the district boundaries. The transportation content consists of roads, ferries and railways....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Prairie Provinces

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of the Prairie Provinces. The map shows federal, provincial and territorial boundaries, boundaries of land districts, and boundaries for places of more than 50 000 inhabitants. The transportation content consists...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    British Columbia

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of British Columbia. The map shows federal, provincial and territorial boundaries, boundaries of land districts, and boundaries for places of more than 50 000 inhabitants. The transportation content consists of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Surficial Materials

    Most unconsolidated materials covering the Canadian landmass have glacial origins. Some sediments were entrained by glaciers and deposited at a distance without being sorted. Other sediments were picked up and reworked by glacial melt water, or transported and deposited by river or wind action....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Physical Components of Watersheds

    The physical components of a watershed are rivers, lakes, ponds and reservoirs, groundwater aquifers, snowpacks, glaciers, ice fields, wetlands and precipitation. This map shows the different hydrological components of a watershed, some physical components that affect watersheds and some...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Potential Impacts: Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise

    Sensitivity of the coastlines of Canada to the expected rise in sea level is shown on the map. Sensitivity here means the degree to which a coastline may experience physical changes such as flooding, erosion, beach migration, and coastal dune destabilization. Climate warming is expected to cause...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Canada (1983)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of Canada shows national, provincial and territorial boundaries. Data on the map sheet is restricted to national parks, glaciers, populated places and drainage features. The drainage network corresponds to the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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