Census Districts (CD), 1871 Census of Canada

Coordinate system: 3978 - "NAD83 / Canada Atlas Lambert"


This data set reconstructs the census compilation and dissemination geography of the 1871 Census of the Canadas, including the census districts (CD) of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.

The boundaries were originally compiled for the Historical Atlas of Canada Online Learning Project, and were derived from a combination of sources including the Atlas of Canada 1:7 500 000 data set.

Note: There is a second version of the 1871 census districts available in the GeoPortal, under the same title. These datasets have different publishers/producers and spatial references.

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