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A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America

Item is a map, which is a coloured reproduction made in 1974 of one of the charts made in 1798 of George Vancouver's surveys of the Pacific coast of North America. The plate depicts the area from Fitzhugh Sound, north to Prince Frederick Sound. The routes taken by Vancouver are marked. Inset map shows a survey of Port Stewart.

A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America

Item is a map, which is a coloured reproduction made in 1974 of one of the charts made in 1798 of George Vancouver's surveys of the Pacific coast of North America. The plate depicts the area from Cape Lookout, north to Cape Swain. The routes taken by Vancouver are marked. Inset map shows a survey of Port Stewart. Three inset maps show the entrance of the Columbia River, Port of Discovery and Gray's Harbour. The routes taken by Captain Vancouver are marked.

A map of the whole continent of America divided into North and South and West Indies

Item is a reproduction of a map which depicts North America, South America and the West Indies. An inset map on the lower left-hand corner shows Baffin Island and Hudson's Bay. The item also includes lists of islands and regions in the Americas belonging to each of Great Britain, France, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and the Dutch, as per the terms of the Treaty of Paris. The item also includes a list of nine relevant articles defined in the 1763 Paris treaty.

B.C. Electric plan showing bus stops in Vancouver

Item contains three maps showing transit routes, bus stops and bus zones in the city of Vancouver. Inset maps show the "Seasonal 'round the park route and stops" in Stanley Park and the "University bus route" in the University Endowment Lands. The main map extends from Smith Avenue to Burrard Inlet to Blanca Street to Marine Drive.

British Columbia

Item is a modern photocopy of a map showing the southwest portion of British Columbia and the northwest part of Washington State. The map depicts settlements, geographical features, wagon roads, bridle paths and other man-made features. Prepared under the direction of Capt. Persona, R.E. by order of Col. R.C. Moody, R.E.

British Columbia

Item is a re-published version of a geographical map originally published by the Colony of British Columbia, Office of Lands and Works. The map shows topography as hacheurs, and depicts fur trade trails and forts and physical features of the area which made up the Colony of British Columbia as of 1862.

British Columbia : Port Moody sheet : west of seventh, east and west of coast meridians

Item is a map of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, from the international border in the south to Britannia Beach in the north and from Sechelt Peninsula in the west to Chilliwack and Harrison Lake in the east. Map shows railways, railway stations, trails, roads surveyed, post offices, townships, and ranges.

British Columbia : an historical illustrated map commemorating two centenaries, 1867-1967, 1866-1966

Item is an illustrated map is of the province of British Columbia, created to commemorate the Canadian Centennial.

The central component of the sheet is a reproduction of part of a map from the Department of Lands; surrounding the map are illustrations depicting prominent historical figures and accompanying information. The map has been annotated with the routes of Captain Cook's voyage (1778-1779), Captain Vancouver's voyage (1792-1794), and the overland routes of Sir Alexander MacKenzie (1793), David Thompson (1806-1811) and Simon Fraser (1808).

Portraits, accompanied by short biographies, are included for Cook, Vancouver, MacKenzie, Fraser and Sir James Douglas. Six other portraits are of the early governors of the colony of Vancouver Island and of British Columbia between 1849 and 1876. An illustration of the Great Seal of the Realm attached to the royal commission appointing Richard Blanshard the first governor of the colony of Vancouver Island is shown. A short textual description of the birth and expansion of British Columbia is included with an accompanying illustration of the expansion of the province over time.

British Columbia federal constituencies

Item is a map sheet with two maps and data regarding federal constituencies in British Columbia. The principal map shows the boundaries of the constituencies. The secondary map is a detail map showing the boundaries in constituencies in Greater Vancouver. The constituency data includes the number of voters in each constituency, the number of votes cast in the 1940 election, and each candidate's name.

British Columbia. Port Moody

Item is a map showing subdivisions of townships in Coquitlam, Port Moody, Pitt Meadows, Surrey, Langley, Sumas, Sardis and Chilliwack. The west coast of British Columbia from Burrard Inlet to the Sechelt peninsula is shown as well as Vancouver Island and the surrounding Gulf Islands. Trails, post offices and railway stations are included.

British possessions in North America

Item is a map showing British territories and borders with Russian territories, the United States, and Mexico. Includes White population totals for Hudson Bay territory, Upper Canada, Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Is., Prince Edward Is., and Newfoundland as well as white population for United States claimed territory, broken down by state.

Burrard Inlet : Vancouver sheet : British Columbia

Item is a map showing streets, roads, buildings, trails, railways, electric railways, bridges, swing bridges, foot bridges, churches, schools, post offices, wharves, piers, dikes, piling lighthouses, lightships, beacons, ranges, range lights, buoys, triangulation stations and geographical features in Burrard Inlet from Moodyville in the east to First Narrows in the west. A small index map shows this and other numbered sheets in relation to one another.

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