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TitleLand Cover of Canada
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LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorNatural Resources Canada
SourceThe National Atlas of Canada; by Natural Resources Canada; Natural Resources Canada, Geomatics Canada, MCR Series no. MCR 0103, 1999, 1 sheet, https://doi.org/10.4095/294945 Open Access logo Open Access
Year1999
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentserial
Lang.English
Maps1 map
Map Info.location, 1:6,000,000
ProjectionLambert Conformal Conic Projection
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf; jpg
ProvinceBritish Columbia; Alberta; Saskatchewan; Manitoba; Ontario; Quebec; New Brunswick; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Yukon; Nunavut; Canada
NTS1; 2; 3; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40; 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; 46; 47; 48; 49; 52; 53; 54; 55; 56; 57; 58; 59; 62; 63; 64; 65; 66; 67; 68; 69; 72; 73; 74; 75; 76; 77; 78; 79; 82; 83; 84; 85; 86; 87; 88; 89; 92; 93; 94; 95; 96; 97; 98; 99; 102; 103; 104; 105; 106; 107; 114O; 114P; 115; 116; 117; 120; 340; 560
Lat/Long WENS-140.0000 -52.0000 83.0000 42.0000
Lat/Long WENS-141.0000 -50.0000 90.0000 41.7500
SubjectsRemote sensing;Land management
Released1999 01 01
Abstract(unpublished)
Contained within the Atlas of Canada's Various Map Series, 1965 to 2006, is map which shows the distribution of land cover types across Canada. The images are Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer data, which means very precise detail, is shown on the map. The land cover map contains 31 land cover classes: 12 forest; 3 shrub land; 6 barren land and grassland; 7 developed land types including cropland; mosaic and built-up areas; and 2 non vegetable land cover types. Base data is limited to a small selection to populated places and major roads. The right hand panel of the map gives pictures and descriptions for each of the 31 land cover classes. The imagery data are from 1995.
GEOSCAN ID294945

 
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