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National Maps

Canada (2014)

Map of Canada [Bilingual]

It is an update to the 1:6 000 000 paper map of Canada published in 2006. The map uses a vertical near-side perspective projection, which provides a unique three-dimensional view of Canada.  Most data are current to the period 2010 to 2013.

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Northern Canada (2012)

Northern Canada [Bilingual]

The vast Canadian geography north of approximately 50° latitude is depicted on the map Northern Canada / Nord du Canada. The 1:4 000 000 scale provides a detailed regional base of the north. The map shows the three territories, the northern areas of the provinces, and adjacent areas of Russia, Alaska, and Greenland. The surveyed locations of the Magnetic North Pole are mapped from 1831 to 2011.  An inset of the Labrador coast shows the cultural connection of Nunatsiavut to the Inuit of Nunavut.

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  • Reference number: MCR0036
  • Print Version:
    • Cat#: M114-25/2011
    • ISBN: 978-1-100-54028-3
  • PDF Version:
    • Cat#: M114-25/2011-PDF
    • ISBN: 978-1-100-54029-0
  • Size: 43.5 inches by 47.5 inches or 110.49 centimetres by 120.65 centimetres
  • Scale: 1:4 000 000
  • Published: 2012
  • Northern Canada (2012) - Bilingual JPG ( 15,178 KB JPEG, 7200 x 6600 pixels )
  • Northern Canada (2012) - Bilingual PDF ( 25,267 KB PDF)

Canada (2009) - Largest wall map

Canada Wall Map [Bilingual]

This colourful edition of the Canada map published in 2009 is the largest of the Atlas of Canada wall maps. Relief shading highlights the physiography of the country and the map's projection provides a three-dimensional view of Canada.

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  • Reference number: MCR0105
  • Print Version:
    • Cat#: M115-4/0105
    • ISBN: 978-0-660-64569-8
  • PDF Version:
    • Cat#: M115-4/0105-PDF
    • ISBN: 978-1-100-50449-0
  • Size: 46 inches by 62 3/4 inches or 116.84 centimetres by 159.4 centimetres
  • Scale: 1:4 000 000
  • Published: 2009
  • Canada (2009) - Bilingual JPG (33,543 KB JPEG, 9601 x 7201 pixels )
  • Canada (2009) - Bilingual PDF ( 22,563 KB PDF)

Relief Map of Canada (1998)

Relief Map of Canada

This map uses the Vertical Near-Side Perspective Projection. The map's main feature is showing Canada with very-detailed digital shaded relief. All official Canadian, provincial, and surrounding international boundaries are shown, including the proposed boundary for the new territory of Nunavut (which came into existence in 1999). There are three small maps of Canada shown on this map sheet, all at scale 1:35 000 000. One shows the major physiographic regions; the second shows major drainage basins, and the third map shows classes of vegetation cover. All data on the map is current to the mid to late 1990's.

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International Maps

The World (2021)

Map of the World

The World is a general reference political map focused on the names and international boundaries of sovereign and non-sovereign countries. The information is portrayed using the Winkel II projection at a scale of 1:29 000 000.

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North Circumpolar Region (2017)

Map of the North Circumpolar Region [Bilingual]

This map (MCR0001) is the latest publication in the Atlas of Canada Reference Map Series. This bilingual map at a scale of 1:9 000 000 shows the geography of the northern circumpolar region, north of approximately 55 degrees latitude. The map uses the azimuthal equidistant projection. All international boundaries, as well as the Canadian provincial and territorial boundaries and Canada's 200 nautical mile offshore exclusive economic zone are displayed on the map. National capital cities, other cities, towns, villages and hamlets along with some seasonally populated places are also shown. The map identifies a number of significant northern features, including the median sea ice extent from September 1981 to 2010, the tree line, undersea relief, land relief, the Magnetic North Pole, glaciers, ice fields and coastal ice shelves. Many of the physiographic and hydrographic features are also labelled.

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North America (2005)

Map of North America

This map shows North America at a scale of 1: 10 000 000. The map is a general reference map giving detailed coverage of populated places, transportation routes and the drainage network. Land areas are coloured to represent individual countries and dependencies. The map sheet has three inset maps showing the Aleutian Islands (Alaska), Hawaii and the North America relief with significant mountain elevations. There is also a table of road mileages between major cities.

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