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Date published
SeriesAtlas of Canada, Reference (62)
IssueMCR 0101
PurposeTo provide a general information and teaching resource for those interested in Canada.
Author
LanguageThis product is available in English and French
Product typeMap (65,589) Data (43,710)
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Relief Map of Canada
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MCR 0101
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Physiographic Regions
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Vegetation Cover
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1998-09-16
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Data and symbols are imported into a vector graphics editor to create a digital map.
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Vector graphics editors significantly cut down the time it takes to make a map.

Geographic Location

Extent
-180, 40, -10, 90

Geographic bounding box extent: detailed latitude and longitude coordinates follow.

North:90.0, East:-10.0, South:40.0, West:-180.0

Contact Information

Government of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Earth Sciences Sector; Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation

Postal address:

2144, King Street West, Suite 010
Sherbrooke, Quebec
CANADA
J1J 2E8

Contact:

Telephone: 1 (819) 564-4857
Telephone: 1 (800) 661-2638 (Toll Free in Canada and USA.)

E-mail: geoginfo@NRCan.gc.ca

License

Open Government Licence - Canada (http://data.gc.ca/eng/open-government-licence-canada)

Data and Resources

The following files are available for download.

Download English JPG through HTTP
9.81 MB
Download English PDF through HTTP
10.42 MB
Download French JPG through HTTP
9.56 MB
Download French PDF through HTTP
10.11 MB
GeoGratis API v1.6.1.1