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Item : MAP 5 - Howe Sound and Howe Sound (southern portion)

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Howe Sound and Howe Sound (southern portion)

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surveyed by Mr. H. D. Parizeau, Mr. W. K. Willis, Mr. R. B. Young and assistants 1934-1939 ; published under the orders of The Honourable The Minister of Mines and Resources Canada

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AM1594-: MAP 5

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New edition Mar. 18th 1949.

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Scales 1:84278, 1:36489

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  • 1952 (Publication)
    Canada. Canadian Hydrographic Service
    Ottawa (Ont.)
    This edition first published 1949; small corrections Sept. 8, 1949 and Feb. 18, 1952.

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2 nautical charts on 1 sheet : lithographic print, col., annot. ; 73 x 105 cm

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Item contains two nautical charts of Howe Sound; one chart shows the southern portion (Bowen Island and Gambier Island) only, while the other shows the Sound from Burrard Inlet in the south to Squamish in the north. Charts show soundings in fathoms, tidal information, bench marks, locations of cables, and characteristics of land at shorelines.

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  • Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
  • MD5: 5ECA1DC39E1BD6BBFA17FD7ACD2196C5
  • Size: 124780868 bytes

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  • Cabinet: 268-16 fld 08