Map of the Niagara District showing the various cuts proposed for the Welland Canal, with a table of distances
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AbstractHistoric map of the Niagara District showing Lake Ontario in the north and Lake Erie in the south and the Niagara River in the east. The First and Second Welland Canals are shown complete with Feeder Canal and an extension to Port Colborne. The map also shows the proposed cut to Port Maitland from the Feeder Canal, as well as rivers, creeks, and settlements. All of the town boundaries are shown and labelled. The escarpment is shown with hachures. The bottom left corner of the map has a diagram titled: “the Canal according to the present Levels.” and shows a scale of miles. The top right corner has a table of distances, indicating the distance to specific places via the Welland Canal and Feeder Canal.
Authorship indicated: Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
Scale: [ca. 1:126,720]
Digital reproduction: Library and Archives Canada, National Map Collection: NMC-21589. Black and white paper reproduction is available in Brock University MDGL. Call Number: G 3462 W45 1837 M37.
Georeferenced and modified by Map, Data and GIS Library, Brock University.
Alternate title:"Welland Canal Capt. Bonnycastle 28th June 1837" is the endorsed title for this map in Joan Winearls' book, "Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867"