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Map of the Military Districts of Canada, circa 1910

Type: Image

The Canadian ministry of Militia and Defence was established in 1868. The country was originally divided by the ministry into nine Military Districts. Additional districts were added later on.

Site: National Defence

Map of the Battle of Leliefontein - South African War

Type: Image

Three maps that show the location of the Battle of Leliefontein and the movement of British, Canadian, and Boer troops between 9am and 11am on November 7, 1900, near Belfast, South Africa.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Map of La Vérendrye’s western explorations

Type: Image

Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de La Vérendrye (1685-1749) charted large areas of the Prairies during the 1730s and 1740s, unsuccessfully searching for the fabled Northwest Passage that linked the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Site: National Defence

Map of the Dieppe Raid

Type: Image

Map of Dieppe shows landing positions of Canadian troops.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Map of the Battle of Paardeburg, 1st Engagement - South African War

Type: Image

Shows a map of the positioning of troops involved in the Battle of Paardeberg, South Africa, February 18, 1900.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Canadian operations in North-West Europe, 6 June 1944 - 8 May 1945

Type: Image

This map shows the path of the First Canadian Army as it advanced through northern France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany between D-Day and the German surrender. The white arrows show the Canadians, while other allied forces are shown by red arrows. (Canadian Department of National Defence)

Site: National Defence

Map of New France by Samuel de Champlain, 1613

Type: Image

Champlain's 1613 map shows Newfoundland ('terreneuve'), Acadia ('Acadye') and Labrador among other locations. Notice the label 'Canadas' on the north shore of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

Site: National Defence

Map of the Canadian advances in eastern Sicily during 1943

Type: Image

Sicily was the site of the first substantial Canadian campaign on land during the Second World War.

Site: National Defence

The world known to European scholars in about 1350 as transposed on a modern map

Type: Image

Much of the geographical knowledge in the Middle Ages dated back to the classical Greeks with various later accounts added in. These would include those of the Vikings in northern seas and Marco Polo’s tale of travels in the Far East during the 13th century. Maps published before Christopher Columbus’ discoveries in 1492 remained essentially as shown. There was no suspicion amongst Europeans, Asians and Africans that there might be other continents. Map from 'Ridpath’s Cyclopedia,' 1885.

Site: National Defence

Map of the Battle of Faber's Put - South African War

Type: Image

Two maps showing where "E" Battery of the Royal Canadian Field Artillery fought the Battle of Faber's Put, South Africa.

Site: Canadian War Museum