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  • Terrestrial Ecozones

    Canada has defined a hierarchical classification of ecosystems. At a simple level there are 20 ecozones, fifteen terrestrial and five marine. An ecozone is an area of the earth’s surface that represents a large ecological zone and has characteristic landforms and climate. Each ecozone is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • North Circumpolar Region (1997)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map which has detailed coverage of all parts of the world north of approximately 55 degrees North (and south of this latitude for the Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk areas). The map uses the Azimuthal equidistant...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Circumpolar International Polar Year (2007)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a bilingual map that was a special product for the International Polar Year. It was produced from the Atlas of Canada Reference Map, MCR001, Northern Circumpolar Region (2004), and only shows detail from north of 60...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • North Circumpolar Region (2004)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map which has detailed coverage of all parts of the world north of approximately 55 degrees North (and south of this latitude for the Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk areas). The map uses the Azimuthal equidistant...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • North Circumpolar Region (2008)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map which has a detailed coverage of all parts of the world north of approximately 50 degrees latitude except for the Russian Federation side of the map which shows areas north of 60 degrees latitude. The map uses the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Circumpolar International Polar Year (2008)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a revised bilingual map which was produced as a special product for the International Polar Year. It was produced from the Atlas of Canada Reference Map, MCR0001, North Circumpolar Region (2008). Its round shape shows...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Canada (2009)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is the largest of the Atlas of Canada wall-maps, this colourful new edition (Nov 2009) features several significant information updates. Approximately 150 place names have been added/renamed -- particularly in northern and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Protected Areas

    Protected areas are composed of land, freshwater and marine areas set aside through legislation to protect representative examples of Canada’s ecosystems. They are created and managed by the federal, provincial and territorial governments. A small but increasing number is also administered by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Threats to Ecosystems - Sewage Treatment

    Urban living generates waste that is usually treated to some degree and then discharged into water bodies. Too much waste can pose a risk to aquatic ecosystems and species. Pollutants can remain environmentally damaging even after passing through conventional sewage treatment. Municipal...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Lighthouses and Sailing Routes on Pacific Coast

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lighthouses and sailing routes on the Pacific Coast. Each sailing route has the distance between major foreign ports and important Canadian ports on the Pacific Ocean. A table gives the distance, in miles, to...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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