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  • Federal

    Marine Transportation to Nunavut

    Shipping remains the most important mode of transportation for goods even though navigation is possible only four months of the year during the ice-free period. The re-supply of oil and other basic products from the south is done mostly by sea. The mining and fishing industries also use shipping.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Natural Tourist Attractions - Migratory Bird Sanctuaries

    Migratory Bird Sanctuaries are areas set aside by the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) of Environment Canada to protect migratory birds. The sanctuaries include a range of habitat types, such as terrestrial, wetland and marine.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Natural Tourist Attractions - National Parks

    National Parks and National Marine Conservation Areas form a countrywide network of areas set aside by Canada for their great natural interest. They are protected for public understanding, enjoyment and appreciation.
    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

    Canada (1970)

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of Canada is at a scale of 1:15 840 000 or 250 miles to the inch. It was produced by Surveys and Mapping Branch of Energy, Mines and Resources Canada [now Natural Resources Canada.] The map has land areas in black...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Heritage Areas

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Various Map Series, 1965 to 2006, is a map of heritage areas was produced for Parks Canada and Canadian Heritage. It is at a scale of 1:5 000 000 and uses the Lambert Conformal Conic projection. The land mass of Canada is shown with a yellow colour, with...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    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
  • Federal

    West Coast Canadian National Marine Seismic Data Repository

    This release makes available the West Canadian Coast part of the results of an ongoing effort to scan and convert all our inventory of analog marine survey field records (seismic, sidescan and sounder) to digital format. These records have been scanned at 300 dpi and were converted into JPEG2000...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • KMZ
    • XLS
  • Federal

    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
  • Federal

    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
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