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December 2000 News - Page 5

Maps on CD-ROM

OziExplorer GPS Mapping Software

We are pleased to now carry OziExplorer GPS Mapping Software. This is interactive, raster image, trip planning and moving map software which allows the user to add waypoints, routes and tracks to the map by simple point and click and then download these to a GPS.
OZI $129.95

SoftMap: Ontario Topo Maps on CD-ROM

Vol. 1 Southern Ontario
Vol. 2 Upper Ontario East
Vol. 3 Lake Superior North
Vol. 4 Upper Ontario West
Each contains 1:50,000 topographic maps of regions of Ontario. Also contains software, which enables you to navigate seamlessly and continuously between maps; quickly locate the place you are looking for; measure travel distances and much more.
Produced by SoftMap Technologies Inc., 2000.
Each volume: $69.95

Toronto and Area CD-ROM 2001

Covers the area from Burlington to Clarington, Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe. Features include multiple zoom levels, detailed street maps, road maps and interactive key maps; look up street names, points of interest; draw a route or measure distances; print; copy and paste a map into other applications.
Produced by MapArt Publishing, 2000
6677010019 $19.95


Boys in the Pits: Child Labour in Coal Mines

Beginning early in the nineteenth century, thousands of Canadian boys, some as young as eight, laboured underground - driving pit ponies along narrow passageways, manipulating ventilation doors, and helping miners cut and load coal at the coalface. Shows the rapid maturity of the boys and their role in resisting exploitation.
Written by Robert McIntosh. Published by McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000.
0-7735-2093-7 $34.95

The Canoe: An Illustrated History

With engaging historical accounts of the first canoeists, detailed explanations of boat building and more than 80 illustrations and photographs, the idea of the canoe and the role it has played in shaping North American culture is explored in fascinating detail.
Written by Jim Poling, Sr. Published by Key Porter Books, 2000.
1-55263-310-1 $29.95


British Columbia: Off the Beaten Path

Devoted to travelers with a taste for the unique, this easy-to-use guide will help you discover the hidden places in British Columbia that most tourists miss - unsung, unspoiled, and out-of-the-way finds that liven up a week's vacation, a day trip, or an afternoon.
Written by Tricia Timmermans. Published by Globe Pequot Press, 2000.
0-7627-0498-5 $21.00
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