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Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. The first map shows exploration routes of the Arctic between 1587 and 1941 for American, British, Canadian, Danish, German and Norwegian explorers. A 1:7 500 000 scale supplementary map detailing the exploration of Nares Strait accompanies it. The second map shows routes of exploratory survey expeditions between the years 1758 and 1905.

Last Updated: May 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 11, 1973
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  colonization, heritage, historical research, history
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The first map shows sea routes traveled by British, French, Russian and Spanish explorers between 1741 and 1794. The second map shows routes taken by explorers in search of the Northwest Passage during the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th centuries (1576 to 1944). The third map shows routes taken between 1847 and 1879 by expeditions in search of Sir John Franklin, an explorer who perished in 1847 while in search of the Northwest Passage.

Last Updated: May 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 11, 1971
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  colonization, heritage, historical research, history
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

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

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 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. The table gives details on journeys of exploration and their motives.

Last Updated: Sep. 25, 2020
Date Published: Feb. 16, 1991
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  colonization, historical research, history
Federal

Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the routes followed by the principal explorers from 1497 up to 1906. Each route is marked as a red line on the map, giving the name of the explorer or company, and when that person travelled along the route. The map also provides the dates of the founding principal forts and trading posts of the French, Hudson's Bay and North West Companies.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1915
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  archives, colonization, heritage, historical research, history
Federal

Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the routes followed by the principal explorers from 1497 up to 1905. Each route is marked as a red line on the map, giving the name of the explorer or company, and when that person travelled along the route. The map also provides the dates of the founding principal forts and trading posts of the French, Hudson's Bay and North West Companies.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Jun. 30, 1906
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  archives, colonization, heritage, historical research, history
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

Exploration in the period 1731 to 1757 was dominated by the rapid thrust of French exploration into the western interior of Canada, particularly by Pierre Gaultier de la Vérendrye and his five sons who made nine expeditions between 1731 to 1743. As well, the map shows the exploration routes of other explorers sponsored either by New France or by England: Mallet (1739), De Niverville (1751), Henday (1754 to 1755) and Smith and Waggoner (1756 to 1757). 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
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