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Permafrost Map for Northwestern Canada (Mackenzie Region), Version 1
Entry ID: GGD630_1

Abstract: The Permafrost Map for Northwestern Canada (Mackenzie Region) is a digital version of the 1:1,000,000 map produced by Heginbottom and Radburn [Heginbottom, J.A. and Radburn, L.K. (compilers) 1992. Permafrost and ground ice conditions of northwestern Canada; Geological Survey of Canada, Map 1691A, scale 1:1 000 000.] The map provides information on permafrost distribution and ground ice conditions in the Mackenzie Region of northwestern Canada. The data set comprises three data layers: maps of permafrost zones, rivers, and lakes. The map themes (layers) are in the ESRI Shapefile spatial data format (ArcView files). The permafrost map codes continuous, discontinuous, intermediate, sporadic, and isolated permafrost, and glaciers. Data are available via ftp

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 60.0   E: -120.0   W: -142.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Permafrost Map for Northwestern Canada (Mackenzie Region), Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31
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City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1992-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16