The online Atlas of Canada from Natural Resources Canada has recently added a theme page covering the upcoming 2010 Olympic games.

“In advance of the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Atlas of Canada is pleased to provide to the public a special series of maps on the following themes.

The maps in the 2010 Winter Olympics series include:

  • the general physical activity of Canadians by health region
  • the sports participation rates of Canadians in downhill skiing, ice hockey and ice skating
  • the place of birth of past Winter Olympic medallists and when known, new Winter Olympic and Paralympic medalists
  • geography of the Vancouver region showing the population, climate, physical environment and economy of the region”

Maps come with extensive documentation explaining various map features.  The site also includes articles on Olympic medalists, winter sports, the geography of the Vancouver games region and physical activity.

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