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  • Federal

    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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  • Federal

    Railways Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the rail companies that operated in Saskatchewan, areas of Manitoba and Alberta circa 1904. The railway lines are indicated in black, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. An overprint note,...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railways Ontario and Quebec

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the rail companies that operated in Ontario and western Quebec, circa 1904. The railway lines are indicated in black, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. For example, any area coloured...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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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  • Federal

    Transcontinental Railways

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the Canada's transcontinental rail network, including the ownership of these lines. The portions of the main lines of the Grand Trunk, Grand Trunk Pacific, Canadian Pacific and Mackenzie and Mann (Canadian...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railways British Columbia and Yukon

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the rail companies that operated in for British Columbia and Yukon circa 1904. The railway lines are indicated in black, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. An overprint note, in blue,...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Railways Quebec and Maritime Provinces

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the rail companies that operated in the Maritimes and part of Quebec circa 1904. The railway lines are indicated in black, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. For example, any point in the...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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