Lighthouses and sailing routes. Series starting in 1903, and the first edition of the Atlas WHITE, 1906 antique map, QUEBEC town city plan de la ville. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? // -->. On the sheet a different pair of dividers, When James White, Canada's Chief Geographer, created the first edition of the Atlas of Canada one hundred years ago, it was a landmark in our country's history. newspapers, in Canada and abroad, One hundred years later, the 6th Department of the Interior. volume 79, pages272–273(1909)Cite this article. And yet, that time wasn't so very long ago. "...the stamp depicts a likeness of James White, a modern map of Canada, and a set of proportional dividers." Sign up for the Nature Briefing newsletter — what matters in science, free to your inbox daily. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/18407051> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/18407051>. ", For more information about James White, please visit The Canadian Encyclopedia www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com, To find out more about the Atlas of Canada, check out the Natural Resources Canada website at http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/atlas-canada, http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/atlas-canada. Metals minerals gas oil gold coal. commemorating the 100th anniversary of The Atlas of Canada was "Before creating the Atlas, James White first published a standard base map of Canada and then a 50-sheet set of topographical maps of well-settled areas. took a job at the Geological Survey of Canada. likeness of James White, a modern map of Canada, and a set of Metals WHITE, 1906 map, CANADA ALASKA GREENLAND ABORIGINALS Eskimo Athapascan Tlinkit Salish &c 1906 map, US-CANADA BOUNDARY DISPUTE. (Canada: Department of the Interior, 1906.) All the maps and prints are all available to purchase at the time of writing, although we only have one of each. Genre/Form: Maps Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Canada. Please enter the subject. (Canada: Department of the Interior, 1906.). Internet Explorer). All prices include VAT for United Kingdom. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. The Atlas was a compendium of relief maps, and information about the country's geology, canals, lighthouses, railways, -rainfall, snowfall, population densities, mineral deposits, forest resources, telegraph and telephone lines, mountain heights and ocean depths, and more. 0 with reviews - Be the first. Ivan Murphy provided the stamp's illustration with photography from Robert Young. MSFPhover = "Born in Ingersoll, Ontario, in 1863, James A commissioner was appointed to each province to coordinate the census effort. Québec, Canada. Designed by Karen Smith of Trivium Design Inc. in Halifax, the stamp depicts a likeness of James White, a modern map of Canada and a set of proportional dividers. Please enter the message. . on June 30, 1906. Prominent county residents paid an additional sum to have biographical sketches, portraits and views of their residences or businesses included in the atlases. Maritime Provinces. How long does it take for mail to be delivered? The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Ontario Quebec. Jump to navigation Jump to search. At head of title: Department of the Interior, Canada. What can I do if my package has a tracking number but wasn’t delivered. WHITE, 1906 map, WESTERN CANADA GEOLOGY geological.British Columbia Alberta Yukon. Office of Chief Geographer. The desire to unite old and new was also behind the decision to mingle photographic elements and illustration into the design. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate. Information used to develop the atlas is used in conjunction with inform… "We decided to use a sepia image of White, to give a sense of how he would have been depicted a hundred years ago, and placed him beside a modern map of Canada.". All rights reserved. The E-mail message field is required. It contains about forty maps, and rather more than that number of plates of diagrams. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address(es). The Atlas of Canada's Map Archives are easily accessed by clicking a collection name, listed below. “Atlas of Canada” (1906): city plans, coastal charts, maps of geology, ethnicity, US border disputes & railroads We’ve recently listed a number of large, colourful and fascinating 1906 maps of Canada, published by the Canadian Department of the Interior, with cartography by James White. "...the stamp depicts a At the time, no other country except Finland had Learn more ››. Québec, Canada. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav1n=MSFPpreload("_derived/next_cmp_copy-of-straight-edge-1-010_next.gif"); MSFPnav1h=MSFPpreload("_derived/next_cmp_copy-of-straight-edge-1-010_next_a.gif"); } Canals, lighthouses & sailing routes. 1906 in Canada. // -->