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Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows six maps of cities or towns at different scales. The portions of all, but the first and last of the maps, illustrate the principal national map series produced by the Surveys and Mapping Branch of the Department of Mines and Technical Surveys [now Natural Resources Canada], circa 1958.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the a series of reproduced historical maps. The first maps, from Stephanius to Zaltieri, illustrate the emergence of the concept of a new continent of America. Behaims globe indicates the general belief that Europe and Asia were separated principally by water. Ruyschs map is one of the earliest that shows the discoveries of Columbus, Cabot, the Corte Reals and Vespucci.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the vegetation regions, and 19 smaller-scale maps showing distributions of particular plant species. The main map shows the distribution of 17 natural vegetation types and also shows non-vegetated areas (existing glaciers). The smaller maps show the distribution of plants found in particular parts of Canada. The first set, for circumpolar species, shows plants found in the far north of Canada and other circumpolar countries.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows two condensed maps which use dots and proportional circles to illustrate the distribution of population of French and British origin, respectively, according to the 1951 census of Canada. Each map is accompanied by a pie chart which shows the British origin and French origin percentage population distribution by province and territory. For Canadian census purposes, a person's origin or cultural group is traced through the father to the paternal ancestor on first arrival to this continent. The term 'British' embraces all those of British Isles origin, that is, it includes those from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland.
Contained within the National Parks, 1961 to 1994, Atlas of Canada series, is a map that shows Banff Park. This map is the latest edition of a map first published about 50 years before. The map is non-metric (its unusual scale is 3 miles to the inch, and its contour lines and spot heights are all in feet). The map focuses on physical aspects of the park, showing elevation data and drainage features in great detail.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows the coverage of hydrographic charts produced by the Surveys and Mapping Branch of the Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, circa 1958. It also shows portions of three published sheets which illustrate the kinds of hydrographic charts available. The section entitled Inland Waters is part of Coast Chart 2303, Inland Waters, Great Lakes, Jackfish Bay to St. Ignace Island, Lake Superior. The Harbour Chart is part of Harbour Chart 3418, Vancouver Harbour.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four maps and their extent of areas in Canada, which were mapped at various scales, circa 1955. The first map shows the areas which were mapped at scales of 1:50 000 and 1:63 360. The second and third maps show the areas mapped at scales of 1:126 720 and 1:190 080, respectively. The last map shows the areas which were mapped at scales of 1:250 000 and 1:253 440.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the location and extent of rural municipalities in the Great Lakes/Saint Lawrence area circa late 1950s. County, township and other rural municipalities are indicated. Tables for numbered municipalities are included, listed by the province in which it is located.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four condensed maps of both Vancouver and Victoria. The first two maps display stages of urban growth for Vancouver, for periods ranging from 1886 to 1956 and Victoria, for periods ranging from 1851 to 1955. The two remaining maps show the extent and classification of land use for 1955 for both of these cities. The urban growth maps represent the expansion of areas occupied by structures, yet the small open areas classified as parks and playgrounds on the land-use maps are also included.
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map comprised of two condensed maps showing Aboriginal population. The main map shows an attempt to depict the Aboriginal ethnic and linguistic situation as it existed when the various Aboriginal peoples were first met by Europeans. It is based on a similar map which accompanied Bulletin 65 of the National museum of Canada - Indians of Canada by Diamond Jeness, first published in 1932. As Canada was first explored almost wholly in an east to west direction, the time of first European contact varies from place to place.