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  • Exploration of the Pacific Coast, 1741 to 1794

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The first map shows sea routes traveled by British, French, Russian and Spanish explorers between 1741 and 1794. The second map shows routes taken by explorers in search of the Northwest Passage during the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Territorial Evolution of Canada, 1667 to 1873

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of 15 maps showing the evolution of Canadian territory from the state of the European colonies in North America as of 1667, to when Prince Edward Island entered confederation in 1873. These maps represent the state of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Exploration of the Arctic, 1587 to 1941

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. The first map shows exploration routes of the Arctic between 1587 and 1941 for American, British, Canadian, Danish, German and Norwegian explorers. A 1:7 500 000 scale supplementary map detailing the exploration...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Routes of Explorers

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the routes followed by the principal explorers from 1497 up to 1905. Each route is marked as a red line on the map, giving the name of the explorer or company, and when that person travelled along the route. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Routes of Explorers

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the routes followed by the principal explorers from 1497 up to 1906. Each route is marked as a red line on the map, giving the name of the explorer or company, and when that person travelled along the route. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Routes of Explorers

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate of four maps that shows routes followed by the principal explorers of what is now Canada, prior to Confederation. Rather than attempt to show all the routes on a single map, four maps have been used, each covering a...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Mapping the Coasts, 1492-1874

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the a series of reproduced historical maps. The first maps, from Stephanius to Zaltieri, illustrate the emergence of the concept of a new continent of America. Behaims globe indicates the general belief that Europe...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Mapping the Interior, 1630-1870

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows a series of redrawn reproductions of historical maps. The first three maps deal with the eastern interior of Canada, the first of them showing the work of Champlain, Canadas first great explorer. His work was...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • National Inventory of Canadian Military Memorials

    Canadians have long served their country by participating in numerous wars and conflicts. Over the years, individual citizens, veterans organizations and service clubs have raised thousands of memorials across the country to honour those sailors, soldiers, airmen and women who made great...
    Organization:
    Veterans Affairs Canada
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