Canada's Land Cover / Couverture des terres du Canada

Natural Resources Canada

Contained within the Atlas of Canada Poster Map Series, is a poster showing the different types of land cover across the Country. The map is primarily based on AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer) data, offering very precise detail. The land cover image contains 31 land cover classes. These have been grouped into 9 large land cover classes from coniferous forest to snow and ice. There are photos showing visually what each of these 9 land cover areas look like.

Page Size: 35.5 x 23.5 in (902 x 597 mm)

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