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The North Map 1997

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$29.95
SKU:900XZ2

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Explore the northernmost reaches of Canada with this educational map of The North. Published in September 1997 as part of the "Making of Canada" series, this map is a companion to the map of the Yukon and Northwest Territories printed in the same issue.

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Explore the northernmost reaches of Canada with this educational map of The North. Published in September 1997 as part of the "Making of Canada" series, this map is a companion to the map of the Yukon and Northwest Territories printed in the same issue. Particular attention is paid to the history of the region's first inhabitants and the formation of the new province of Nunavut.

The 1997 North map features:
• A map highlighting the region's early history with archaeological sites, tribal groups, and trade movement with commodities
• Information about the region's earliest inhabitants and archaeological finds
• Two maps of exploration and northward expansion (one highlighting the region from 1576-1870 and one from 1870-1939) showing explorers' routes, the northwest passage, North-West Mounted Police posts, missions, whaling stations, Hudson Bay Company posts, and more
• Inset map of the Klondike Gold Rush
• Information on aboriginal land claims with a map of the various tribes' holdings
• A modern map of the region detailing natural resources, pipelines, weather stations, and more
• An introduction to the Canadian north and colorful illustrations

Coverage Area: Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories

Additional Information

Geography Yukon Territories, Northwest Territories
Geo Type Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Usage Type Classroom Maps
Niche No
Publisher NG Classic

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