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Federal

Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the extent of exploration during this period for Canada and adjacent areas of the United States and Greenland; data depicted are the routes of explorers, extent of territory known to Europeans, and settlement by Europeans. The table gives details on journeys of exploration and their motives.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 16, 1991
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  colonization, historical research, history
Federal

Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the extent of exploration during this period for Canada, and adjacent areas of the United States and Greenland; data depicted are the routes of explorers, extent of territory known to Europeans, and settlement by Europeans. Table gives details journeys of exploration and their motives.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 16, 1991
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  colonization, historical research, history
Federal

Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is a map of Canada shows national, provincial and territorial boundaries. Data on the map sheet is restricted to national parks, glaciers, populated places and drainage features. The drainage network corresponds to the ""full drainage"" network used for most National Atlas of Canada, 5th Edition maps. The Canadian land mass is in yellow with shaded relief being used as well.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1983
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  boundaries, lakes, national parks, oceans, railway networks, rivers, road networks, urban communities
Federal

Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows rivers, lakes and glaciers of Canada in great detail without names as a pure pattern on a dark background.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 10, 1988
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  glaciers, hydrography, hydrology, lakes, rivers
Federal

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 Innuitian Mountains. Permanent sea ice occurs in the northern part of the Arctic Ocean.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  demographic maps, map, permafrost
Federal

The Canadian Ice Service maintains a collection of Daily ice charts, Regional ice charts and Iceberg charts. These charts are available in GIF format and E00 Regional Charts only .

Last Updated: Feb. 2, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 13, 2014
Organization: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Formats: other HTML
Keywords:  ice, chart, iceberg, sea ice, Canadian Ice Service
Federal

Sensitivity of the coastlines of Canada to the expected rise in sea level is shown on the map. Sensitivity here means the degree to which a coastline may experience physical changes such as flooding, erosion, beach migration, and coastal dune destabilization. Climate warming is expected to cause warming of the oceans and the partial melting of glaciers and ice-caps, resulting in a global rise in sea level. Two major regions of high sensitivity are identified: Atlantic Canada and parts of the Beaufort Sea coast.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  climate change, map
Federal

Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Reference Map Series, 1961 to 2010, is an enlargement of a 1: 15 000 000 sheet of the same name from the National Atlas of Canada, 4th Edition. Both maps show a very dense network of lakes, rivers and glaciers, with all of the data being photo-reduced from much larger-scale topogaphic maps. Provincial and territorial boundaries are shown, but otherwise there are no other names or symbols shown on the Canadian land surface. The data is as of 1968 (and, therefore, predates the building of many large reservoirs).

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1969
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  boundaries, hydrography, ice caps, lakes, oceans, rivers, watersheds
Federal

Glaciers and icefields are huge masses of ice, formed on land by the compaction and re-crystallization of snow, that move very slowly down slopes, or move outward due to their own weight. In Canada, an estimated area of 200 000 square kilometres, or about 2% of the country’s area is covered by glaciers and icefields. A huge quantity of freshwater is frozen in the polar ice caps and in high mountain glaciers. Glaciers and icefields are found in Western Cordillera and the mountains in the eastern Arctic.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  aquatic ecosystems, glaciers, ice, map
Federal

The map shows the location of glaciers and ice caps and also indicates the rivers and the lakes, which are fed by a glacier (or an ice cap) meltwater. The purpose of this plate is to identify those streams which are fed by glacier meltwaters. Because of the scale of the map, many minor glaciers have not been shown and, hence, streams fed by such glaciers are not depicted as being glacier fed. The proportion of glacier-derived to non-glacier-derived water decreases as one goes downstream from the glaciers.

Last Updated: Feb. 22, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1978
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  glaciers, hydrology, streamflow, water level
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