Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Text: (88) Air passenger traffic.

Author: 
Canada. Department of Mines and Technical Surveys
Author: 
Nicholson, N. L. (Norman Leon)
Author: 
Comtois, Paul
Date: 
1953
Short Title: 
Text: (88) Air passenger traffic.
Publisher: 
Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Geographical Branch
Publisher Location: 
Ottawa
Type: 
Text Page
Obj Height cm: 
52
Obj Width cm: 
35
Note: 
Descriptive text on verso of (88) Air passenger traffic: The flow lines on this map do not necessarily follow actual routes and should, therefore, be considered as diagrammatic only. The data used was for 1953 ...
Country: 
Canada
Subject: 
Airlines
Subject: 
Data Visualization
Full Title: 
(Text Page to) (88) Air passenger traffic -- Labour force engaged in transportation and communication. Compiled from information supplied by the Transportation Economics Branch, Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada and the Geographical Branch, (Canada) Department of Mines and Technical Surveys.
List No: 
14001.181
Series No: 
181
Publication Author: 
Canada. Department of Mines and Technical Surveys
Publication Author: 
Nicholson, N. L. (Norman Leon)
Publication Author: 
Comtois, Paul
Pub Date: 
1958
Pub Title: 
Atlas of Canada. Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Geographical Branch, Ottawa, Canada, 1957.
Pub Note: 
First edition was in 1906 (see our 1645.000); second edition 1915 (1646.000). The title page of this edition is dated 1957 but the Foreword is dated 1958, as well as the maps on plates 91, 99 and 110. Atlas contains 110 plates, comprising a total of 505 maps in color; additionally, these maps include 57 insets. Bound in pale green boards with burgundy lettering and spine, including spine title "Atlas Of Canada. 1957” in gilt. Loose-leaf binding allows both removal and insertion of individual maps. Inside front cover: Canadian made product by Copeland-Chatterson Limited, Brampton, Ontario. In the Foreword, Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys Paul Comtois explains, "Since the last Atlas of Canada appeared in 1915, the economy of Canada has expanded in all directions. The population of the country has doubled. Newfoundland has joined it as the tenth province, and scientific surveys have revealed to an ever increasing extent the physical nature of its land and water resources. It is, therefore, the purpose o this edition of the Atlas to present, in maps, an outline of the physical background and the economic development of the nation at mid-century and to show how these factors are interwoven to produce the fabric of the life of our people … " In the Preface, Director of Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Geographical Branch, N.L. Nicholson continues, “ … the Atlas provides a logical story in maps which embraces historical, physical, human, economic and social and political geography. The story begins with the way in which Canada was explored and mapped. It goes on to show the basic aspects of the physical environment, such as relief and climate … “ Includes table of contents.
Pub List No: 
14001.000
Pub Type: 
National Atlas
Pub Type: 
Thematic Atlas
Pub Maps: 
505
Pub Height cm: 
54
Pub Width cm: 
43
Image No: 
14001181.jp2
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Authors: 
Canada. Department of Mines and Technical Surveys; Nicholson, N. L. (Norman Leon); Comtois, Paul