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Item : MAP 49 - North America. West Coast. Fraser River and Burrard Inlet

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North America. West Coast. Fraser River and Burrard Inlet

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surveyed by Captain G. H. Richards, R. N. and the officers of the H.M.S. Plumper ; with corrections by D. Pender ; engraved by J. & C. Walker ; published at the Admiralty under the superintendence of Capt. Washington, R. N., F. R. S. Hydrographer

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AM1594-: MAP 49

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Scale 1:72,960

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  • 1860-1923 (Publication)
    United Kingdom. Hydrographic Office
    London (England)

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1 map : copper plate print ; 70 x 101 cm

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Item is a nautical chart which show details of area surveyed from Pitt Lake in the north to Roberts Bank in the south and from (what is now) Harrison Hot Springs in the east to Bowen Island in the west. The chart shows soundings in Burrard Inlet, and along the Fraser River.

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The top right-hand section of the map, depicting the northern portion of Pitt Lake and surrounding area, is missing.

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MAP 530 and MAP 1183 are different versions of this map, as of 1881 and 1884, respectively.

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Map #1922


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  • Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
  • MD5: D605B6DC4A39454F47E79BAB195EB938
  • Size: 136192344 bytes

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  • Cabinet: 271-02-02