Item 1998.16.03 - Map of Canada, 1936

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Map of Canada, 1936

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CA MHM 1998.16.03

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  • 1936 (Creation)

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1 map ; 69.3 x 101 cm.

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Map owned by Peter Wood.

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Paper full colour map of Canada printed in 1936. Scale 1:5,892,480 or 93 miles to 1 inch. The map shows all the provinces and 2 territories and some of the states bordering on Canada. The map shows National capitals, highways, tunnels, State capitals, principal railways, passes, falls, glaciers, cities and towns, canals, Intermittent streams, swampy regions, elevations in feet at points indicated by cross, principal ship routes distances in nautical miles, altitudes. In the top right-hand corner is a smaller map of Canada titled Dominion of Canada showing main natural resources, routes of explorers and time zones. Below this map are two smaller maps of Canada. One is titled Precipitation and Temperature. The other is titled Natural Regions.

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