The Atlas of Canada - 6th Edition, On-line Interactive Mapping
Entry ID: Canada_CCRS_NatlAtlas_1_7.5

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Summary
Abstract: This collection contains digital map data which is represented as GIF images
when accessed using the interactive mapping software on the Atlas of Canada Web
site (http://atlas.gc.ca). These map layers depict Canada's physical, social,
and economic geography and are all registered to a common Atlas digital
base.The Atlas of Canada provides a series of intuitive web-based maps showing
integrated geographical information about Canada for the general public and the
education sector.
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Map Projection Name: Lambert Conformal Conic
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Horizontal Datum Name: NAD 83
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Related URL
Link: GET DATA


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: 41.0  E: -52.0  W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, GeoAccess Division, The Atlas of Canada
Dataset Title: The Atlas of Canada - 6th Edition, On-line Interactive Mapping
Dataset Release Date: 0000
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada
Online Resource: http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/index.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-06-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > GREAT LAKES
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > HUDSON BAY
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > ALBERTA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > BRITISH COLUMBIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > MANITOBA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEW BRUNSWICK
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NOVA SCOTIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NUNAVUT
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > ONTARIO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > QUEBEC
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > SASKATCHEWAN
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > MID-LATITUDE
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > WESTERN HEMISPHERE


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >SOILS >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >ECOTOXICOLOGY >BIOAVAILABILITY    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >FIRE ECOLOGY >FIRE OCCURRENCE    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >ENDANGERED SPECIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION COVER    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >BOUNDARIES >POLITICAL DIVISIONS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >CULTURAL FEATURES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >ELECTRICITY    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >PIPELINES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >TRANSPORTATION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY >LANDFORMS    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY >TOPOGRAPHICAL RELIEF    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >EARTH GASES/LIQUIDS >NATURAL GAS    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >EARTH GASES/LIQUIDS >PETROLEUM    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >BEDROCK LITHOLOGY    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES >EARTHQUAKE OCCURRENCES    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >LAKES    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RIVERS/STREAMS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WETLANDS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >PUBLIC HEALTH    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA


Access Constraints
None


Use Constraints
Crown copyright Crown Copyright


Keywords
GCMD


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Atlas of Canada, GeoAccess Division, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Geomatics Canada, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://atlas.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ATLAS OF CANADA CLIENT SERVICES
Fax: +01-613-947-2410
Email: info at atlas.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Centre for Remote Sensing, GeoAccess Division, The Atlas of Canada
615 Booth Street, Room 650
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E9
Country: Canada



Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free


Personnel
ROBERT ROSSIGNOL
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Fax: +01-613-947-2410
Email: Robert.Rossignol at ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
615 Booth Street, Room 650
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E9
Country: Canada


ATLAS OF CANADA CLIENT SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Fax: +01-613-947-2410
Email: info at atlas.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Centre for Remote Sensing, GeoAccess Division, The Atlas of Canada
615 Booth Street, Room 650
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E9
Country: Canada



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-17
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-01-31

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