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Prospectus map shewing the position of the proposed Toronto & Georgian Bay ship canal, as the shortest route between the north western portion of the United States and the Atlantic Ocean [cartographic material]. 





Place of creation




1 map : b. & w. ; 49 x 85 cm on sheet 60 x 89 cm.
Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC117778
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 243A
Cartographic material
90: Open
745 Item no. assigned by LAC 243A
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Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Includes table of distances.

The following names appear under the title: Kivas Tully, Toronto, Chief engineer ; Col. R.B. Mason, Chicago, consulting engineer.

Lithographed by J Ellis, Toronto.

Appears to be from: The Georgian Bay Canal : reports of Col. R. B. Mason, consulting engineer, and Kivas Tully, chief engineer : with and appendix, profile and map. 1858.

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

Related materials
For related material see also AMICUS No. 5333978 ; V/410/Georgian Bay Canal/[1856] (NMC 43038) ; H2/410/Georgian Bay Canal/[1856] (NMC 21700)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate (W 99°--W 57°/N 49°--N 34°)

Citation / reference note
Winerals, Entry 396, State 3, 1858.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 117778.

Subject heading

1. Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Canal - Maps.
2. Great Lakes (North America) - Maps.
3. Inland navigation - Canada - Maps.
4. Canals - Ontario - Maps.


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