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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
  • 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
  • Telephones Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia...

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows five maps. The maps show the telephone network for Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon. Two or more lines may follow the same route, but due to the scale of the map the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Telegraphs Ontario and Quebec

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the telegraph network for Ontario and western Quebec. Two or more lines may follow the same route, but only one line is indicated on the map. Therefore, well-settled portions of the country like Southern Ontario...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Drainage Basins

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows drainage basins as well as major lakes and diversions. The map displays the ocean drainage areas along with component river basins and diversion areas for the Arctic, Pacific, Hudson Bay and Atlantic drainage areas.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • River Profiles

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the location of river profiles. There are drainage profiles, major river systems and major tributary included in this map.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • River systems of Canada

    The map shows the location of rivers, glaciers and the six physiographic regions of Canada. Rivers serve as the natural drainage channels for surface waters. The network formed by river systems receives water from two main sources: runoff and base flow. Runoff is that part of precipitation which...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Telegraphs Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) Atlas of the Canada is a map that shows the telegraph network for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Two or more lines may follow the same route, but only one line is indicated on the map. Therefore, well-settled portions of the country may have two or...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Telephones Maritime Provinces and Quebec

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the telephone network for the Maritime Provinces and Quebec circa 1906. Due to the scale of the map the inclusion of all the telephone lines in the vicinity of the larger cities and towns were not permitted. Thus,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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