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Photo: Peter Andrew Lusztyk/Canadian Geographic
Map: Library and Archives Canada, E006581135
Chet Van Duzer, a cartographic historian and the author of Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps analyses Paolo Forlani's 1560 world map – the first known instance of the name "Canada" appearing on a printed map
A solemn group of women and children look on at the scene of an artillery train wreck, the debris pushed out in front of them. A lone officer sits with his legs crossed, his gaze directed towards the viewer
Photo: Harriett Amelia May, courtesy of the British Library
A new exhibit at the British Library in London, U.K. features images captured by Canadians between 1895 and 1924
Canada Embassy of Norway Royal Canadian Geographical Society Roald Amundsen
Photos: Nick Walker/Lindsay Ralph/Canadian Geographic
The Embassy of Norway has gifted Canada with the first English translation of Roald Amundsen’s Northwest Passage diaries, reaffirming a shared polar past and future 
Close up image of the Sam Greer's hand drawn letter and land claim. The claim would have included all of what is now Kits Beach and Kits Point (not Vanier Park).
Image courtesy All Nations Stamp and Coin
Brian Grant Duff from All Nations Stamp and Coin explains the controversial land claim made by Irish settler Sam Greer on what is today known as Kits Beach
Amundsen Gjoa 1903 Northwest Passage Inuit
Courtesy Fram Museum
As the famed Norwegian explorer's North Pole diary is translated into English for the first time, a foremost Amundsen expert shares some highlights from the 1903-06 expedition
3D forensic facial reconstruction of a high status shíshálh woman
Photo: Philippe Froesch, Visual Forensic
New Canadian Museum of History exhibit featuring digital facial reconstruction to open July 1
Canadian Geographic Education's Vimy Ridge trench map in Arras
Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Nearly 9,000 Canadian high school students explored giant floor maps of Vimy Ridge and the western front over two days
A replica Sopwith Pup biplane is unveiled at the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, B.C., June 2016
Photo: Carlo Ricci/Canadian Geographic
Replica biplanes, giant floor maps headed to France for Vimy Ridge centennial events 
Map of time zones of the world
Map: Wikimedia Commons
Frustrated with North American railway timetables, Fleming proposed a new way to keep an interconnected world moving on schedule: standard time
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