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Map of the Dominion of Canada shewing the position of the canals constructed by the Government of Canada for connecting the lakes with the ocean by the valley of the St. Lawrence, and also the enlargement and extension of the canal system recommended by the Canal Commissioners and the other proposed improvements referred to in their letter to the Secretary of State dated 24th Febrauary 1871 [cartographic material] /  





Place of creation



Canal Commission

1 map : col. ; 49 x 105 cm on sheet 60 x 110 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #419
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyriht expired.

Additional information

Burland Lafricain & Co. Montreal.

Longitude West 68 from Greenwich.

Physical condition note
Torn along fold line. Scotch tape on back of map.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Formatted contents note
Includes for inset maps: Welland Canal. Scale [ca. 1:380 160]. -- Sault Ste Marie Canal. Scale [ca. 1:38 990]. -- Proposed Bay Verte Canal. Scale [ca. 1: 190 080]. -- St. Lawrence, Ottawa, Rideau and Richelieu Canals. Scale [ca. 1:1 267 200].

Subject heading

1. Inland navigation - Canada - Maps.
2. Canals - Canada, eastern - Maps.
3. Canals - Welland - Maps.
4. Canals - Sault Ste Marie - Maps.
5. Canals - Bay Verte - Maps.
6. Canals - St Lawrence - Maps.
7. Canals - Rideau - Maps.