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Sunday, July 06, 2003

The Map Archives of Canada consists of 943 maps of the previously printed 1st edition of the Atlas published in 1906, the 2nd edition in 1915, the 3rd edition in 1957, the 4th edition in 1972 and the 5th edition published 1995. It also contains the Canadian sector of the International Map of The World Series (IMW), as well as the first edition of the Glacier Atlas of Canada (1969-1972). These maps are scans of the original printed versions and are made easy to view using current technology. Tools include zooming in and out, panning or moving the map in various directions and a special print tool, allowing users to explore details contained in these historical maps

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