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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
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Exploration of Eastern and Central North America, 1524 to 1912

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. The first map shows exploration routes of British, French and Spanish explorers of eastern and central North America between 1524 and 1912. The second map shows exploration routes of British, Danish and French...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • 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:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Bird's Eye View of the City of Ottawa

    Contained within the Historical Maps, 1639 to 1949, Atlas of Canada map series, is a reproduction of one of the bird's eye view sketches of cities which were very popular in the late 19th century. In this case, it is a black-and-white sketch drawn by Herm. Brosius and originally published by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Mounted Police Stations and Patrols

    Contained within the Historical Maps, 1639 to 1949, Atlas of Canada map series, is a reproduction of an 1888 map compiled by Surveys and Mapping Branch of Energy Mines and Resources [now Natural Resources Canada] to commemorate the 1973 centenary of the RCMP. The map shows stations and patrol...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • America Septentrionale

    Contained within the Historical Maps, 1639 to 1949, Atlas of Canada map series, is a reproduction of the original Amerique Septentrionale map by Nicolas Sanson and was published in 1695 by Pierre Mortier in Amsterdam.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • America Septentrionalis

    Contained within the Historical Maps, 1639 to 1949, Atlas of Canada map series, is a reproduction of the original 1639 America Septentrionalis map by the Dutch map making family, Hondius.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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