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Found 10 records similar to Soil Regions
Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the great groups and subgroups of soil types as well as land types. This map is supplemented by diagrams and an explanation for soil profiles. The map uses a simplified color system based on The System of Soil Classifications for Canada.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four soil map sections of soil maps that were being prepared by the Experimental Farms Service of the Federal Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Provincial Departments of Agriculture and the Departments of Soils at Canadian universities in the 1950s. Such maps show more detail than can be shown on a general soils regions map.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows six condensed maps of the distribution of plants producing the following: leather footwear, womens and childrens factory made clothing, synthetic textiles and silks, mens factory made clothing, cotton textiles, and rubber products. All data for these maps is for 1954 with the exception of the rubber products map which is for 1955. Each map is accompanied by a bar graph and pie chart. The bar graphs show the value of production by major categories of products.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows two condensed maps of the locations where one or more art galleries, museums or libraries of 10 000 volumes and over existed circa the 1958 publication date of this atlas. Accompanying these maps is a pie chart showing the percentage distribution of volumes in public libraries by province and a bar graph showing the volumes per capita in libraries by province circa 1951.
The “Soil Landscapes of Canada V.2.2/V.3.1 - Soil Order” displays the highest (most general) level of soil classification. Within the Canadian System of Soil Classification there are ten recognized soil orders (Soil Classification Working Group 1998). This system is hierarchical (from general to specific). Soil orders are further subdivided to great groups, subgroups, families, and series.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 20 different maps of principal minerals across Canada, circa 1955. The maps were compiled from information supplied by the Mines Branch of the Department of Mines and Technical Surveys. Usually, the principal occurrences have been indicated but where these are very numerous only the areas in commercial production are shown. It should, therefore, be noted that not all of the principal occurrences are actually mined.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows ten condensed maps that lustrate the kinds of aeronautical charts that were prepared by the Surveys and Mapping Branch of the Department of Mines and Technical Surveys [now Natural Resources Canada] as of 1956. The series of Aeronautical Charts on a scale of 1:506 880 (8 miles to 1 inch) consists of 221 maps principally used for visual reference flying while assisted by aeronautical aids. It is illustrated here by part of the Banff-Bassano sheet and part of the Avalon-Burin sheet. The 1:1 000 000 series consists of 68 sheets.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows six condensed maps of Canada. Following those of British and French origin, the next most numerous groups in 1951 were those of German (619,995); Ukrainian (395,043); Scandinavian (283,024); Netherlands (264,267); Polish (219,854); and Jewish (181,670) origin. The three maps on the left of this plate show the population distribution of the aforementioned groups. For each group, the percentage distribution of population for provinces and territories is also provided by means of a pie chart.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows the distribution of population in what is now Canada circa 1851, 1871, 1901, 1921 and 1941. The five maps display the boundaries of the various colonies, provinces and territories for each date. Also shown on these five maps are the locations of principal cities and settlements. These places are shown on all of the maps for reference purposes even though they may not have been in existence in the earlier years.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows three condensed maps of the percentage of population: under 20 years of age, 20-64 years of age, and over 64 years of age illustrated by the census division, circa 1951. Each of these maps is accompanied by a pie chart showing the percentage distribution by province and territory. The two remaining maps show urban and rural sex ratios using the number of males to 100 females by census division as of 1951. The rural sex ratio map is accompanied by a chart showing the ratio of males to 100 females by province and territory.