Map of the World Showing Trade Routes & Shortest Sailing Distances Between Canadian & Foreign Ports

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Atlas map of the world, presenting countries in a variety of colors, indicating the distance in nautical miles between Canadian ports and various maritime destinations. A box in the lower-right corner sets the synthesis of these distances in a table. Scale graduated to various degrees of latitude.

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1 map : col. ; 67 x 110 cm.

Creation Information

Canada. Department of the Interior. 1930.

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  • Main Title: Map of the World Showing Trade Routes & Shortest Sailing Distances Between Canadian & Foreign Ports
  • Added Title: Map of the World

Description

Atlas map of the world, presenting countries in a variety of colors, indicating the distance in nautical miles between Canadian ports and various maritime destinations. A box in the lower-right corner sets the synthesis of these distances in a table. Scale graduated to various degrees of latitude.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 67 x 110 cm.

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"Abridged tables of important sailing distances in nautical miles."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002083870
  • Accession or Local Control No: 7.A.6
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493190

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

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  • 1930

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:20 a.m.

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  • June 4, 2018, 11:50 a.m.

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Canada. Department of the Interior. Map of the World Showing Trade Routes & Shortest Sailing Distances Between Canadian & Foreign Ports, map, 1930; [Ottawa, Canada]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493190/: accessed January 21, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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