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This map depicts Canada's 2 great parts: the Shield and the Borderlands. The Shield consists of a core of old, massive, Precambrian crystalline rocks and covers half the country including most of Quebec and Ontario, the majority of Nunavut and Manitoba and all of northern Saskatchewan and eastern Northwest Territories. The Borderlands regions are formed by younger rocks and surround the Shield. The Borderlands' 7 physiographic regions include: the Appalachians in Atlantic Canada, the St. Lawrence Lowlands in southern Quebec and Ontario, the Interior Plains in central and northern Canada, The Cordillera in Western Canada and 3 arctic regions: Arctic Coastal Plain, Arctic Lowlands and Innuitian.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 2006
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF other
Keywords:  geographical maps, geology
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the general make up of surface materials. Along with the map is a list of terrain classifications denoted as bedrock, unconsolidated material (glacial deposits, boulders, alluvium, gravels, sands, silts, clays, weathered residual deposits, soils, organic terrain), bedrock outcrops, unconsolidated material and glacier ice.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 8, 1973
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  earth sciences, geography, geology, geomorphology
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows locations of currently existing glaciers as well as historical glacial information. The resulting effects that glaciers have had on landscape are also shown on this map.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 8, 1972
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  earth sciences, geology, geomorphology, ice, ice caps, snow
Federal

Canada’s landscape is very diversified and comprises several distinctive areas, called physiographic regions, each of which has its own topography and geology. The physical geography of Canada comprises two great parts: the Shield and the Borderlands. The Shield consists of a core of old, massive, Precambrian crystalline rocks. The Borderlands areas are formed by younger rocks and surround the Shield like two rings.

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

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the number of agricultural products by census division that are statistically significant in terms of value of sales from farms for 1961. The accompanying text is an overview of the Agriculture section of the 4th Edition National Atlas.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 13, 1970
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  agriculture, agriculture statistics, farms
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of six maps that shows different types of ice accumulation.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 7, 1971
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  climate, ice, meteorological data, meteorology, waterways, weather
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map showing economic regions of Canada. In addition, there is a portion of the table giving selected characteristics of manufacturing industries

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 14, 1973
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  furniture industry, manufacturing industry, metalworking industry, pulp and paper industry, woodworking industry
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the density of population for Western Canada that has inhabitants from 0 to 1000 per square mile.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 12, 1971
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  demographic data, demographic statistics, population, population distribution, statistics
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the location of river profiles. There are drainage profiles, major river systems and major tributary included in this map.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 7, 1973
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  hydrography, hydrology, rivers, watersheds
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the density of population for Eastern Canada that have inhabitants from 0 to 1000 per square mile.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 12, 1971
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  demographic data, demographic statistics, population, population distribution, statistics
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