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ArcCanada 2 (1999)

Date: 1999
Creator: ESRI Canada Inc.
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Access: CD-ROM 016 and 017 and u:\\geodata\\canada\\canada_sets\\arccanada\\
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The ArcCanada Schools & Libraries CD-ROM contains a collection of a wide range of Canadian statistical, political, physical, and cartographic data at three scale levels. National level data includes cartographic layers, the land potential database, ecological zones and regions, earthquakes and fault lines, census divisions and statistical information at a variety of scales. Provincial level data includes cartographic layers, soil landscape information, geological layers, digital elevation models, and statistical information at the census subdivision level.
  • The CD-ROM also contains continental scale geology information, a local scale example of Kingston, ON as well as other utilities and software.
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    Atlas of the provinces of Canada, showing physical features and place names. With an introd. on geography and national planning. ([1947])

    Date: [1947]
    Creator: Griffith Taylor
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    Scale: various scales
    Access: web
    Description:
    Includes 7 full colour maps of Canadian Provinces showing elevation and major cities & towns.
    Introduction to the structure, temperature, minerals and probable population distribution of Canada by Griffith Taylor, Head of the Department of Geography, University of Toronto.
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    Klondike Gold Rush Historical GIS (1897-01-01, 1917-01-01)

    Date: 1897-01-01, 1917-01-01
    Creator: Map and Data Library, University of Toronto
    Datum: NAD83
    Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic
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    Access: web
    Description:
    Historical GIS layers showing forest cover, gold and coal fields, RCMP stations and transportation routes in Klondike-era Yukon Territory and Alaska. Data digitized by Jordan Hale, Map and Data Library.
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    Map of Canada and the United States showing air mail routes (1929)

    Date: 1929
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    Scale: 1:8 870 400 approx.
    Access: web
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    This map from 1929 shows air mail routes and major cities, as well as provincial and state boundaries. Note 1. Probable date of inauguration September 1929. Note 2. Probable date of inauguration August 1929.
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    Map of the Dominion of Canada shewing the establishments and transport routes of the Hudson's Bay Company (1927)

    Date: 1927
    Creator: Hudson's Bay Company. Fur Trade Dept.
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    Scale: 1:7,500,000
    Access: Web
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    Shows 2 classes of boundaries, fur trade district offices, trade posts & outposts, transport routes, railroads, Departmental stores, land offices and 10 classes of fur marks.
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    Map of the Dominion of Canada shewing the establishments of the Hudson's Bay Company (1924)

    Date: 1924
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    Scale: 1:6,336,000
    Access: Web
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    Shows fur trade posts & outposts, transport routes, fur trade districts & marks.
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    Map of the Dominion of Canada showing the establishments of the Hudson's Bay Company (1947)

    Date: 1947
    Creator: Hudson's Bay Company. Fur Trade Dept.
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    Scale: 1:6,336,000
    Access: Web
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    Raw fur depts.; fur trade posts; post with communication & meteorological stations; railways; prov. boundaries.
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    Map showing elevators in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta [map] (1909)

    Date: 1909
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    Scale: 1:1,584,000
    Access: Web
    Description:
    Title & scale vary slightly, elevator locs. named, capacities given in thousands of bushels, railroads, some maps have statistical taables by railway station. 1915,1917,1923 editions available
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    Population map (1921?)

    Date: 1921?
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    Scale: 1:6,336,000
    Access: Web
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    Inset pasted to map: Great Britain: [population]; population data overprinted on base map Map of the Dominion of Canada indicating natural resources, transportation, and trade routes, 2d. ed. 1921; pop. distribution by dots; place names; railways.
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    The British Commonwealth (1940?)

    Date: 1940?
    Creator: Fosh & Cross Ltd.
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    Scale: Scale not given
    Access: Web
    Description:
    British possessions shown in red.
    Includes population figures.
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