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Men and meridians: the history of surveying and mapping in Canada, by Donald W. Thomson

Men and meridians: the history of surveying and mapping in Canada, by Donald W. Thomson

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Published by R. Duhamel, Queen"s Printer in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cartography - Canada - History,
  • Canada - Surveys - History,
  • Canada - Maps - History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA 471 T46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. ill. (some col.) maps (some col.) ports.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21993731M

    Article written for the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Vol No. 4, Fall OPS, Vol Few Canadians appreciate the importance of surveying in the development of Canada. I seldom came across the topic in the Ontario curriculum as a history teacher for more than thirty years. There were a few exceptions: the Riel Rebellion in [ ]. Men and Meridians: The History of Surveying and Mapping in Canada, Volume 2 The History of Surveying and Mapping in Canada, Don W. Thomson, , Surveyors, pagesPirates Don't Change Diapers, Melinda Long, , Juvenile Fiction, 32 pages. Braid Beard and his pirate crew.

    Back to Mining in Canada Without surveying it would have been chaos From Rocks and Minerals in Canada, March/ April By Don. W. Thomson The early western Canadian land surveys over the five decades, to , were important in the orderly occupation of more than million acres across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and parts of British Columbia. D. W. Thomson, a history of surveying and mapping in Canada. The famed Dominion Bureau of Statistics (known far and wide as the "D. B. S.") published Canada One Hundred, which is both a beautiful volume and a mine of statistical and historical informa tion. Supplementing Mr. Thomson's work, the Canadian Institute.

    The Canadian Historical Review offers an analysis of the ideas, people, and events that have molded Canadian society and institutions into their present state. Canada's past is examined from a vast and multicultural perspective to provide a thorough assessment of all influences. As a source for penetrating, authoritative scholarship, giving the sort of in-depth background necessary for. George Blanchard Dodge () was a civil engineer and a surveyor with the Canadian Department of Crown Lands.. Dodge worked for the British Admiralty conducting surveys in Newfoundland before joining the staff of Surveyor General Édouard-Gaston Deville in Ottawa. He was released from Deville's staff to supervise the first continuing survey of the Pacific Coast of Canada.


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NAC: Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa: NMC: National Map Collection number, Library and Archives Canada. ANDERSON, SAMUEL, royal engineer, boundary surveyor new ser., 3 (): [C. Wilson], Mapping the frontier: Charles Wilson’s diary of the survey of the 49th parallel, –, while W.

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(Men and meridians) L'homme et les meridiens: histoire de l'arpentage et de la cartographie au Canada. Vol De à by Don W. Thomson. Published by Ministère de l'Energie, des Mines et des Ressources in Ottawa.

Written in French / français. MEN AND MERIDIANS The History of Surveying and Mapping in Canada, Volume 2, to Don W. Thomson Published by Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa, Canada (). Thomson, Don W. Men and Meridians: The History of Surveying and Mapping in Canada. Vol.

Ottawa: The Queen's Printer, Instructions from the Office of the Surveyor-General to Thomas Smith, D.S., to survey the Township of Sombra (originally Shawnese) dated 6 December Book a Room Get Help. COVID The University Library buildings are closed but library services continue online.

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Don W. Thomson, Men and Meridians, The History of Surveying and Mapping in Canada (Ottawa, ). George Patterson, A History of the County of Pictou Nova Scotia (; reprinted Pictou, ), p. Thomson, Don W.: Men and Meridians, the History of the Surveying and Mapping of Canada (two volumes, and ) McKercher, R.B.: Understanding Western Canada's Land Survey System () Search this site with Google.

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at Kingston, Upper Canada. Raised in northern England and in Scotland, Alexander Aitken was trained as a surveyor, probably by his father. Making Claim to the Land (Eigg Mountain Settlement History).

You might think that determining who owned what and when on Eigg Mountain would be fairly straightforward. However, the official records from the 19 th century of land descriptions and land transactions are surprisingly inaccurate and incomplete and often bear little relation to how people actually used and made claim to the land.America Explored A Cartographical History of the Exploration of North America.

By: Johnson, Adrian. Price: $ Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: Inventory Number: Binding: Brown cloth with gilt to front and spine in dust j. Condition: Vg in worn and nicked dust jacket.Donald Walter Thomson, author of the three-volume Men and Meridians: the History of Surveying and Mapping in Canada (Ottawa, ), died 9 Januaryaged Emmanuelle Vagnon has a four-year appointment at the Bibliotheque nationale de France to catalogue the BNdeF's collection of medieval maps (portolan charts and regional maps).