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Howe Sound (B.C.) With digital objects
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Howe Sound - Burrard Inlet [Howe Sound portion]

Part shows the Lower Mainland and Howe Sound from Britannia Beach in the northwest to Indian Arm in the southeast. Map shows topographic contour lines, elevations, lakes, streams and other natural features, roads, railways, communication lines, cities and other settlements, and land, timber, and mineral surveys by number.

Howe Sound and Howe Sound (southern portion)

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.

Powell Lake

Item is a map of the southwest coast of British Columbia from Cortes Island to Alta Lake and Chilko Lake to the northern tip of Gabriola Island. Map shows timber leases, Crown granted land, parks, municipalities, power lines, roads, railways, elevation of lakes and some mountains, hospitals, schools and canneries.

Sko-Mish-Oath : the territory of the Squamish Indian People : Indian villages and landmarks : Burrard Inlet and Howe Sound before the whitemans came

Item is a print of a map by Major James Skitt Matthews, City Archivist, showing villages, landmarks and rivers of Howe Sound and Burrard Inlet using their indigenous names. The map also shows elevations and wildlife populating the area. It was compiled between 1931 and 1937, with the assistance of August Jack Haatsalano (Khahtsahlano), whose attestation is included on the map. Notes on the map explain the map's nomenclature.

Matthews, James Skitt, Major

We drivers (part 2)

Item is a film containing part 2 of We Drivers. Film contains footage of North Vancouver, a picnic at Horseshoe Bay, Howe Sound, road from Marine Drive to Grouse Mountain, Grouse Mountain highway and Chalet, the gate to Grouse Mountain; the view from Grouse Mountain, hiking around Grouse Mountain, ferry from North Vancouver to downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver skyline from the Burrard Inlet, a band stand, horse racing at Hastings Park and speed boat racing at Harrison Lake. Produced for Trimble Service Garage.