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  • 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

    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

    Drainage Basins (Nunavut)

    A drainage basin is the area that drains all precipitation into a river or stream system into a common outlet such as a lake or sea. There are two main river basins in Nunavut: the Thelon River flows into Hudson Bay and the Back River empties into the Arctic Ocean. Most of Nunavut’s area is not...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Nunavut Communities

    Nunavut’s 26 000 inhabitants live in 28 communities widely scattered across 2 million square kilometres. All communities are accessible by air and by sea. The Inuit have occupied the region for thousands of years and form almost 85 percent of the current population. Their language, Inuktitut is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Canada Political Divisions

    A map of Canada showing boundaries, capitals, selected place names, selected drainage and names, the Arctic Circle and adjacent foreign areas.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Caribbean

    This political map of the Caribbean shows national boundaries, country names and oceans.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • PDF
  • Federal

    North American Atlas - ARCHIVED

    This collection is a legacy product that is no longer supported. The North American Atlas data are standardized geospatial data sets at 1:10,000,000 scale. A variety of basic data layers (e.g. roads, railroads, populated places, political boundaries, hydrography, bathymetry, sea ice and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
  • Federal

    CV - 580 Airborne-SAR, Canada

    The C/X-SAR can provide imagery of all classes of terrain, ocean, or ice scenes. The imagery can be compared easily with mapped information. It is possible to monitor natural resources (agriculture, forestry, geology), temporal variations (urban growth, sea ice and icebergs, ocean waves and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • other
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