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Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the extent of exploration during this period for Canada, and adjacent areas of the United States and Greenland; data depicted are the routes of explorers, extent of territory known to Europeans, and settlement by Europeans. Table gives details journeys of exploration and their motives.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Feb. 16, 1991
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  colonization, historical research, history
Federal

Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of indigenous population of Canada and the northern United States circa 1740. It also shows population groups by size, name and linguistic family and outlines areas of European settlement and areas known to Europeans. There is an extensive table keyed to map which lists indigenous societies.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Feb. 17, 1988
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  aboriginal peoples, indians, inuit, language groups, languages, linguistic diversity, mother tongue
Federal

Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows distribution of indigenous population of Canada and the northeastern United States circa 1630. It also shows population groups by size, name and linguistic affiliation, and depicts archaeological complexes, and outlines areas known to Europeans. Extensive table detailing subsistence patterns of indigenous societies. European settlements by 1630 are also listed.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Feb. 17, 1988
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  aboriginal peoples, indians, languages, linguistic diversity, mother tongue
Federal

The second phase of exploration of what is now Canada lasted from 1519 to 1533. During that period, explorers charted the Atlantic Coast in search of a western passage to Asia. This map shows the routes of four explorers: Fagundes (1519 to 1526), Verrazzano (1524), Gomes (1525) and Rut (1527). The map also shows the extent of territory known to Europeans in the period 1497 to 1650; and the navigation of all exploration routes during the period of maritime exploration between 1497 and 1599.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  canadian history, explorations, history, map
Federal

The third phase of exploration in what is now Canada consisted of the initial penetration of the St. Lawrence valley. This was initiated by Jacques Cartier in two voyages - 1534 and 1535 to 1536. Bellenger (1583) made a later voyage of exploration extending Cartier's knowledge. The map also shows the extent of territory known to Europeans in the period 1497 to 1650; and the navigation of all exploration routes during the period of maritime exploration between 1497 and 1599.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  canadian history, explorations, history, map
Federal

This map shows the first phase of exploration of what is now Canada, which was largely confined to the east coast of the island of Newfoundland and to southeastern Labrador. Shown here are the routes of three explorers: Cabot (1497), Corte-Real (1500 to 1501) and Fernandes (1500). The map also shows the extent of territory known to Europeans in the period 1497 to 1650; and the navigation of all exploration routes during the period of maritime exploration between 1497 and 1599. The historical names found on the map are derived from contemporaneous maps and written documents of the period.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  canadian history, explorations, history, map
Federal

In the period 1742 to 1749, the British renewed their search for a northwest passage. Part of this involved exploring the « East Main » – the eastern shore of Hudson and James Bays. Four exploration routes are shown: Middleton (1742), Mitchell and Longland (1744), Moor and Smith (1747) and Coats (1749). The map also shows the extent of territory known to Europeans and the navigation of all exploration routes in the period 1651 to 1760.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  canadian history, explorations, history, map
Federal

Between 1654 and 1656, except for a few trader's agents, missionaries were the principal explorers in the Iroquois country (an area covering much of present-day southern Ontario). The map shows three explorer routes: Le Moyne (1654), Chaumonot and Ménard (1656) and Chaumonot (1656). The map also shows the extent of territory known to Europeans and the navigation of all exploration routes in the period 1651 to 1760. The historical names found on the map are derived from contemporaneous maps and written documents of the period.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  canadian history, explorations, history, map
Federal

Exploration in the period 1671 to 1686 was dominated by the return of the intendant, Jean Talon, to New France. In order to keep out the English and promote the fur trade to Montréal, he encouraged a series of expeditions, including exploration of the rivers flowing into James Bay. This map shows five explorer routes: Albanel and Denys (1671 to 1672), Louis Joilliet (1679), Dulhut (1683 to 1684), Peré (1684) and De Troyes (1686). The map also shows the extent of territory known to Europeans and the navigation of all exploration routes in the period 1651 to 1760.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  canadian history, explorations, history, map
Federal

Between 1609 and 1628, European explorers charted more unknown waters along the Atlantic Coast, and also penetrated down the St. Lawrence River into the eastern Great Lakes. The routes of four explorers are shown on this map: Hudson (1609), Champlain (1609, 1613 and 1615 to 1616), Brûlé (1615 to 1618 and 1621 to 1623) and La Roche (1626). The map also shows the extent of territory known to Europeans in the period 1497 to 1650; and the navigation of all exploration routes during the period of the penetration of the Eastern Great Lakes and Hudson Bay from 1600 to 1650. The historical names found on the map are derived from contemporaneous maps and written documents of the period.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  canadian history, explorations, history, map
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