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Photograph shows a hiking group in front of a log cabin

British Columbia

Item is a map showing cities and towns, smaller settlements, post offices, railways, roadways, trading posts, ferries, hospitals, telegraph lines, government agents' offices, mining and sub-mining recording offices, falls and rapids, drainage flow, and park, provincial, and international boundaries. An inset map shows the southern Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland area in greater detail. Item includes road, rail, and coastal distance tables, lists of administrative offices and their locations, and an index of post offices.

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 : 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.

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