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A map of the Province of Upper Canada describing all the new settlements, townships ... (1800-04-12)

Date: 1800-04-12
Creator: Smyth, David William, Sir
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Scale: 1:2,000,000
Access: web
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1 map : photoreproduction ; 40 x 61 cm. Shows district, county & twp. boundaries. Includes part of Quebec and northeastern U.S. Reduction of original held in National Map Collection, Ottawa (NMC 15289).
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Government map of Canada from Red River to the Gulf of St. Lawrence (1859-11)

Date: 1859-11
Creator: Devine, Thomas
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Scale: 1:1,854,440
Access: web
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"Rae Smith, engraver ... New York, U.S.A."--Lower margin. Colored by county. Includes Upper Canada (Ontario) and Lower Canada (Quebec). Includes circular inset map of the Northern Hemisphere. Includes text and tables: Catalogue of some of the minerals of Canada; Total exports of minerals during the years 1856-1858; Principle kinds of timber exported; Tabular list of counties in Upper Canada with the townships; Tabular list of counties in Lower Canada with the parishes; List of the various railway stations in the province and their respective distances. Shows railroads, common roads, canals, and colonization roads.
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In Search of Your Canadian Past: The County Atlas Digital Project (1874-1881)

Date: 1874-1881
Creator: McGill University
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Access: web
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From the Project Overview: Professional genealogists have recognized the importance of these atlases for many years. Although some of these atlases were reprinted during the 1970s, the fact is that many of these reprints are becoming as rare as the originals. McGill's Rare Books and Special Collections Division is fortunate in owning copies of many of the original atlases. Begun in July 1998, the County Atlas pilot project initially encompassed ten atlases. Two subsequent Phases allowed the completion of the Ontario map, ultimately totalling forty-three atlases. The County Atlas Digital Project is a searchable database of the property owners' names which appear on the township maps in the county atlases. Township maps, portraits and properties have been scanned, with links from the property owners' names in the database.
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Map of Manitoba Canada (1917)

Date: 1917
Creator: published by authority of Department of Agriculture and Immigration Province of Manitoba.
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Scale: 1:792,000
Access: web
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Primary map shows Southern Manitoba. Two smaller maps show province of Manitoba, and Manitoba on the North American continent.Map lists number of banks and branches; bank clearings year 1916; miles of railway in operation, 691 elevator capacity; total land area; area under cultivation; total arable land. Shows Manitoba map townships; municipal boundaries; railways.
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Muskoka and Parry Sound Districts (1879)

Date: 1879
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Scale: 5mi-1in
Access: web
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Map showing districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound, Lake Nipissing in the North and as far as Georgian Bay.
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Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR) Fundamental Dataset (2002-)

Date: 2002-
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: Geographic
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Access: web and OGDE Fundamental Dataset (FTP and Intranet)
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Layers include: airportannotationbuilding scale building symbol concession conservation area conservation authortiy area conservation reserve contour, ogde contours crown game preserve crown leased land drainage line drainage point geographic township land ownership lot mine site miscellaneous line miscellaneous point mnr district mnr region Municipal Boundaries 2005 municipal lower tiermunicipal park municipal upper tier national park national wildlife area ngo nature reserve obm dtm coverage obm dtm shape obm index pit or quarryprovincial park regulated provincial park zone regulated railway segment road segments pot heights tank tower trail segment transport line transport point unorganized areautility linesutility sites waterbody segment water edgewater structure wetland unit wooded area. If a layer you wish to use is not set up for download, please contact gis.maps@utoronto.ca for access.
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Township and Unorganized Area Fabric for Ontario Data Set 12, 1993 (1993)

Date: 1993
Creator: Ontario Geological Survey
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Access: CD-ROM [254]
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Geographic Township is a polygon feature that indicates the fundamental land subdivision fabric of the Province. Each Geographic Township area may or may not be the same as the jurisdictional area of the township.The location of township lines on the Ontario Base Maps (OBM) were determined by using a combination of both survey information, i.e., retracements, original township plans, surveys notes, etc.; and OBM physical features such as roads, trails, fence lines, and water bodies. In some areas where there were almost no OBM physical features available, aerial photographs may have been used to help determine boundaries. Unorganized areas are derived from Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Base Map Areas.Data are available in ArcView® 3.x format.
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