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  • Territorial Evolution of Canada, 1876 to 1949

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of nine maps showing the evolution of Canadian territory from 1876, when the district of Keewatin was created from part of the Northwest Territories, to when Newfoundland becomes the tenth and most recent province in...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Territorial Divisions

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the territorial divisions of Canada. The map displays 1,922.735 sq. miles of unsettled North West Territories, covering what is now Northern Ontario. In addition to this is the northern half of Quebec, which...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • International and Interprovincial Boundaries Eastern Canada - United States B...

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows five maps illustrating international and interprovincial boundary claims, circa 1915. Two show the Quebec - New Brunswick - Maine area, and another displays the Canada - Labrador boundary. There are two small...
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    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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Territorial Divisions

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a general reference map that shows Canadian political divisions. Newfoundland and Labrador are not yet a part of Canada, and thus omitted from the presentation as a Canadian province. The map shows major railways across the...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • 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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JPG
    • PDF
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