Eastern Canada Map - Published 1967
Explore the multitude of harbors, bays, inlets, and rivers to be found in Newfoundland, Labrador, Quebec, and the Maritime provinces with this compelling map of Eastern Canada. Includes wonderful detail of the region with inset maps of the provincial capitals, as well as maps of Cape Breton Island and the St. Lawrence Seaway. Published in May 1967, makes a fine companion to the maps of Central Canada (1963) and Western Canada (1966).
Explore the multitude of harbours, bays, inlets, and rivers to be found in Newfoundland, Labrador, Quebec, and the Maritime provinces with this compelling map of Eastern Canada. Includes wonderful detail of the region with inset maps of the provincial capitals, as well as maps of Cape Breton Island and the St. Lawrence Seaway. Published on May 1967, makes a fine companion to the maps of Central Canada (1963) and Western Canada (1966).
More about the Map
Published within the National Geographic Magazine, this map of Eastern Canada includes details of the location of harbours, bays, inlets, and rivers found in Newfoundland, Labrador, Quebec, and the Maritime provinces. The map includes wonderful detailing of the region with detailed inset maps of Saint Lawrence Seaway and Cape Breton Island.
Saint Lawrence Seaway:A system of locks, canals, and channels in Canada and the United States that permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes of North America, as far inland as the western end of Lake Superior.
Cape Breton Island:Cape Breton Island is at the eastern end of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. The island is on the Atlantic coast of North America and divided into four of Nova Scotia’s eighteen counties: Cape Breton, Inverness, Richmond, and Victoria.
Features shown on the Map
- Political boundaries
- Major cities and capitals
- Terrain shading to show physical relief and geographical dynamics
- Mountain ranges
- Waterways, lakes, oceans and rivers
Regions covered on the map:
Newfoundland and Labrador:Newfoundland and Labrador form the most easterly province of Canada. It is situated in the Atlantic region of Canada and comprises the island of Newfoundland and mainland Labrador to the northwest.
Quebec:Quebec is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It is bordered to the west by the province of Ontario and the bodies of water James Bay and Hudson Bay; to the north by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay; to the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and to the south by the province of New Brunswick and the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York.
Maritime provinces:The Maritimes, also called the Maritime provinces or the Canadian Maritimes, is a region of Eastern Canada consisting of three provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. The Maritimes together with Canada’s easternmost province, Newfoundland and Labrador, make up the region of Atlantic Canada.
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