Movement of Acadians
The colour of the arrow represents the nature of Acadian movement (deportation, flight, migration).
The number of Acadians moving is represented by the width of the arrow.
The four layers with folder symbols beside them represent different time periods. If you click on the check box beside the folder, all of the layers within it will turn on. You can also turn off or on the layers within the folders to see each one individually.
When any one of the layers in a folder is on, the group folder for that time period automatically becomes the active layer (highlighted in yellow.)
|Active Layer: When any one of the layers in a folder is on, the group folder for that time period automatically becomes the active layer. You can then use the tools below to get information about the arrows for that period.|
Identify: Click on this tool, then click on the map to popup a descriptive story about that particular movement of Acadians.
|Table: Click on this tool, then click or drag on the map to select arrows, and popup a table describing those selected movements of Acadians. See Table Fields below for description of fields in this table.|
|Origin||Location where the movement of Acadians began.|
|Destination||Location where the movement of Acadians ended.|
|Number||The approximate number of Acadians moving.|
|Year||The year or years in which the movement of Acadians took place.|
|Type||The type of movement:
DEP = deportation; MIG = migration; FLI = flight