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maps

exploration

Portion of Paolo Forlani's 1560 map of the world showing

Mapping

The Renaissance-era map that introduced Canada to the world

In 1560, Italian map engraver Paolo Forlani became the first to include “Canada” on a printed map

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Mapping

Mapping

Our land: Mapping Nitassinan

An Innu school board has created a map to pass on intergenerational knowledge to schoolchildren

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Howe Sound: Erik Ringsmuth

Mapping

Ocean Week: Howe Sound community creates interactive map protecting ecological, economic and cultural values

The 400-layer map will connect communities, celebrate culture and share data to protect the Howe Sound ecosystem

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Mark Jeffery holds one of his goodwoodglobes prototypes at his home in Rossland, B.C.

Mapping

Meet the B.C. software developer who wants to bring back the globe

Inside the campaign to make the Earth spherical again

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Ex Coelis mountain Alberta

Mapping

Our home and grateful land

An interactive mapping project compiles the nation’s geographic memorials to Canada’s role in global conflicts

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Mapping

A port passed by

How Port Moody, B.C., missed out on becoming one of the world’s great harbours  

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Articles

Vents and chimneys on an underwater volcano

Science & Tech

Canadian technology takes ocean mapping to new depths

Researchers and industry leaders now have quicker access to data showing the complexity of the world’s seabed. Part five of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster: A six-part series. 

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history

A Métis family with Red River carts in North Dakota, 1883 (Photo: STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH DAKOTA, A4365)

History

Toward a Métis homeland

As Canada embarks on a process of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, the Métis are still without territory to call their own

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An illustrated panoramic map of Winnipeg circa 1881

History

From the archives: Mapping the river city

A beautiful panoramic map offers a bird's-eye view of what Winnipeg, Manitoba would have looked like in 1881

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(Map: D.B. Street, Cyclists Road Map, showing all the main travelled roads, Towns, villages etc. between Toronto and London including the Niagara District, 1895, Library and Archives Canada, NMC43015)

Mapping

The maps that sparked Canada’s bicycle frenzy

Maps like the two pictured here were instrumental in opening up the countryside to urban North American bike owners

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Plan of Melville Island

Mapping

The little-known history of Halifax’s island hoosegow

Today it’s home to a yacht club, but two centuries ago Melville Island was packed with prisoners, not boats

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(Map: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, Carte Réduite du Golphe de St. Laurent, 1754, Library and Archives Canada, NMC 25295)

Mapping

Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and the cartography of cod

Jacques-Nicolas Bellin’s 18th-century map reveals how the pursuit of the humble fish helped shape the nation

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cartography

mapping

One of two maps of Treaty 8 territory submitted as evidence in West Moberly First Nations

Mapping

When geography and the law collide

A case decided this week by the Supreme Court of British Columbia was, in essence, all about geography

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Environment

How artificial intelligence could help predict major forest fires

Researchers at the University of Alberta have trained a "self-organizing map" to identify high-risk days for fires 

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The National Capital Commission's plan for Ottawa by 2067

Mapping

Mapping the future of Canada’s capital

As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, the National Capital Commission is helping to plan how Ottawa will evolve over the next half-century

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map of Canada's biggest earthquakes

Mapping

Mapping Canada’s biggest earthquakes

A recent earthquake in Nunavut has drawn attention to Canada's surprising seismic zones

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Global trading patterns in 2015

Mapping

Mesmerizing map lets you visualize the flow of global trade

The global import market was worth $15.6 trillion in 2015. See where goods came from and where they went. 

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Bulk Search Results

A screengrab of the PokéVision map showing Pokémon available around downtown Ottawa

Mapping

Map shows Pokémon in your area

Playing Pokémon Go? A new interactive map makes it easy to catch 'em all

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A still image of The Nature Conservancy's animated 'Migrations in Motion' map

Mapping

Stunning map predicts how wildlife will move to adapt to climate change

Researchers say protecting wilderness corridors will be essential to preserving biodiversity in the face of climate change

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A terrain model of a portion of Northeast Greenland National Park

Mapping

Satellites produce new ultra-precise topographic map of Earth

German satellites TanDEM-X and TerraSAR-X spent five years orbiting Earth in close formation to create 3D global map of unprecedented accuracy 

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