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Physiographic Regions of Canada

November 19 2010 | 0 comments
Categories: Map Data

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am a GIS student at Assiniboine Community College and need a shapefile of the physiographic regions of Canada for a grade 4 GIS lesson I am preparing, where the students must identify the following features using the GIS software:

- Western Cordillera (Pacific Coast & Rocky Mountains)
- Interior Plains & St Lawrence Lowlands
- Canadian Shield & Hudson Bay Lowlands
- Arctic
- Appalachian Highlands

I noted that Natural Resources Canada has this information on their Atlas of Canada but not as a shapefile, which is what I am interest in.

I would greatly appreciate any assistance you can give me.

Best regards

Mapping Center Answer:

You should probably contact Natural Resources Canada directly about this -- they may be able to help you with this request.  Here is their web site:

The Esri Education portal might also be helpful:

Good luck!


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