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Map of the North Shore of Lake Superior Ontario, Dominion of Canada, showing the location of 94,298 acres of minearl land belonging to the Ontario Mineral Lands Company and the position of the property of the Silver Islet Mining Company of Silver Islet [cartographic material] / 



Place of creation



G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.

1 map : hand col. ; 40 x 62 cm on sheet 48 x 66 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC105730
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #380
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/410/(Lake) Superior/1871

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit: Library and Archives Canada.

Additional information

Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.

Inset: Map showing the geographical relation of the north shore of Lake Superior with the other Great Lakes and the Atlantic Coast of the Union. 15 x 27 cm

Includes colour coded legend.

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

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:1 086 171](W 95°--W 84°/N 49°--N 45°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC105730.

Exhibitions note
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, March 1954 entitled "The Discovery & Mapping of the Great Lakes 'Sweet Water' 1522-1703 showcasing MacDonald's Collection.

Subject heading

1. Mines and mineral resources--Ontario--Lake Superior Region -- Maps.
2. Superior, Lake, Region (Ont.) -- Maps.


Other system control no.