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    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
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    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
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    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
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    • other
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    Tactile Maps of Canada-Maps for Education-The Tactile Atlas of Canada-Newfoun...

    The map title is Newfoundland and Labrador. Tactile map scale. 3.2 centimetres = 200 kilometres North arrow pointing to the top of the page. Borders of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, shown as solid lines. The Labrador Sea shown with a wavy symbol to indicate water. A circle and the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CDR
    • HTML
    • PDF
    • GIF
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    Digital Elevation Model of Canada - Canada3D, 2001

    This is a legacy product that is no longer supported. It may not meet current government standards. Canada3D is a digital elevation model (DEM) produced by the Canadian Forestry Service, Ontario region. The DEM consists of an ordered array of ground elevations providing coverage of the Canadian...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ASCII Grid
    • PDF
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    Natural Vegetation and Flora

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the vegetation regions, and 19 smaller-scale maps showing distributions of particular plant species. The main map shows the distribution of 17 natural vegetation types and also shows non-vegetated areas (existing...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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    Tactile Maps of Canada-Maps for Education-The Tactile Atlas of Canada-Quebec

    The map title is Quebec. Tactile map scale. 1.8 centimetres = 200 kilometres North arrow pointing to the top of the page. Borders of the province of Quebec, shown as dashed and solid lines. Part of Hudson Bay and James Bay, shown with a wavy symbol to indicate water. A circle and the city name to...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CDR
    • HTML
    • PDF
    • GIF
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    Canada - Gravity data compilation

    The data used in this compilation come from the Canadian Gravity Database (CGDB), which is managed by the Canadian Geodetic Survey (CGS), Surveyor General Branch. CGDB includes more than 755 000 observations, including some 232 000 observations on land. The distribution of the land data...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • WMS
    • PDF
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