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  • Federal

    Surficial hydrogeology

    The map shows the quantity and quality of groundwater. The quality is the total dissolved solids in parts per million. The quantity is expressed in litres per second. During the Pleistocene epoch Canada was almost entirely covered by glaciers. Hence, although there are extensive and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Surface Materials

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the general make up of surface materials. Along with the map is a list of terrain classifications denoted as bedrock, unconsolidated material (glacial deposits, boulders, alluvium, gravels, sands, silts, clays,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JPG
  • Federal

    Bedrock hydrogeology

    The map shows the location and distribution of bedrock aquifers. The quality is expressed by the total dissolved solids in parts per million and the quantity is expressed in litre per second. Bedrock deposits consist of sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks; Canada possesses all three...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Permafrost

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the area covered by permafrost across Canada. Permafrost is a term used to describe the thermal condition of earth materials, such as soil and rock, when their temperature remains below 0 degrees Celsius...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JPG
  • Federal

    Industrial Minerals, Eastern Canada, 1970

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada are two maps. The first map shows sites of extraction operations, sites of processing plants and mineral types for industrial mineral operations for Eastern Canada in 1970. The second map, whose scale is 1:30 000 000, shows the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Prince Albert National Park

    Contained within the National Parks, 1961 to 1994, Atlas of Canada series, is a map that shows Prince Albert National Park. This is the latest version of a map of this park, first produced in 1931. The map was produced using topographic maps, and therefore contains reference materials such as...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Glacial Geology

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the locations of glacial materials, circa mid-1950s. The extents of existing glaciers and ice caps are shown. The direction of ice movement is illustrated by denoting the trends of drumlins (elongated or oval hills...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Fabricated Metal Industries

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows six condensed maps of the distribution of manufacturing plants for industries which use metal as their primary raw material circa 1954. The specific map titles are: Railway Rolling Stock, Motor Vehicles and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Suspended sediment concentration

    The map shows the concentration (annual load) of suspended sediments into rivers (in milligrams per litre). The load of sediment is lower in the Canadian Shield area and on the Arctic Islands. The greatest loads appear in the Prairie Provinces and in the Cordillera. The map also shows histograms...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Permafrost

    The map shows the location of the continuous permafrost zone and the discontinuous permafrost zone including areas of wide spread permafrost, areas of scattered permafrost and permafrost areas in the Cordillera. The map also indicates for six locations (Inuvik, Yellowknife, Thompson, Resolute,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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