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Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the typical weather situations by means of four surface weather maps: for February 18th, circa 1954; April 19th, circa 1955; July 3rd, circa 1955; and October 12th, circa 1954. All maps are based on data of 1:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time for the afore-mentioned dates. There are two small inset maps: one shows air masses and the mean position of fronts in winter, the other shows the same concepts for summer.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  climate, climate archives, meteorological data, meteorology, precipitation, snow, weather
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the non-ferrous metal mines, refineries, smelters and reduction works that were in production or coming into production in Western Canada, circa 1955. As production figures for individual mines were not available, an attempt has been made to convey their relative importance by showing the ore mill capacities. This map is accompanied by a graph showing the national value and production of non-ferrous metals whose values exceeded $500 000 in 1955.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  geological maps, geology, metals, minerals, mining industry, primary industry
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the variety of non-metallic minerals, other than mineral fuels, which were produced in Canada circa 1955. In addition a graph that displays the value and production of minerals whose value exceeded $500 000.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  earth sciences, geological maps, geology, minerals, mining industry
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the location and direction of flow of oil and gas pipelines along with the location of oil refineries. The daily crude oil capacity in barrels per day is indicated for refining centres by means of proportional circles. The source data for refineries is for the end of 1955 and pipeline source data is for the end of 1957. An additional map shows the location of coal, oil and gas fields.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  gas industry, geological maps, geology, minerals, mining industry, natural gas, petroleum, petroleum industry, pipelines
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four condensed maps of both Vancouver and Victoria. The first two maps display stages of urban growth for Vancouver, for periods ranging from 1886 to 1956 and Victoria, for periods ranging from 1851 to 1955. The two remaining maps show the extent and classification of land use for 1955 for both of these cities. The urban growth maps represent the expansion of areas occupied by structures, yet the small open areas classified as parks and playgrounds on the land-use maps are also included.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  land management, urban communities, urban development
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows a map with four condensed maps comparing Quebec City and Montreal. The first two maps show stages of urban growth for Quebec City for periods ranging from 1608 to 1955 and Montreal for periods ranging from 1642 to 1955. The urban growth maps on the other two maps, represent the expansion of areas occupied by structures, yet the small open areas classified as parks and playgrounds on the land-use maps are also included. These two remaining maps show the extent and classification of land use for 1955 for both of these cities.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  urban communities, urban development
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four condensed maps of the cities Edmonton and Winnipeg. The first two maps show the extent and classification of land use circa 1955 for both Edmonton and Winnipeg. Stages of urban growth for both of these cities are shown on the remaining two maps. For Winnipeg, stages of urban growth are shown for periods ranging from 1835 to 1955 and for Edmonton, the periods range from 1802 to 1956.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  land management, urban communities, urban development
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows a map with four condensed maps of the cities Toronto and Ottawa. The first two maps show the extent and classification of land use circa 1955 for both Toronto and Ottawa. For Toronto, stages of urban growth are shown for periods ranging from 1793 to 1955 and for Ottawa, the periods range from 1826 to 1955. The urban growth maps represent the expansion of areas occupied by structures, yet the small open areas classified as parks and playgrounds on the land-use maps are also included.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  land management, urban communities, urban development
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four maps and their extent of areas in Canada, which were mapped at various scales, circa 1955. The first map shows the areas which were mapped at scales of 1:50 000 and 1:63 360. The second and third maps show the areas mapped at scales of 1:126 720 and 1:190 080, respectively. The last map shows the areas which were mapped at scales of 1:250 000 and 1:253 440.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  cartography, maps
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the status of major Canadian roads and ferry routes circa 1955. Roads are indicated as being paved, gravel or improved. The majority of the roads are provincial highways. Each provincial highway is identified by its highway number.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  road networks, road transport
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