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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 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.

B.C. / Expo '86 - aerials #1

This item consists of raw footage featuring B.C./Expo 86 aerials; shot in 35mm and transferred to one inch tape. Original negative no longer exists and only video footage survives. Some of this material was used in Yaletown Production's video postcard series. Includes nighttime footage of downtown Vancouver.

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.

Carta esferica de los reconocimientos hechos en 1782 en la costa n.o. de America para examinar la Entrada de Juan de Fuca, y la internacion de sus canales navegables

Map shows the discoveries made in 1792 on the north-west coast of North American by examining Juan de Fuca Strait and the corresponding navigable channels, prepared for Dionisio Galiano and Captain Valdes, naval captains of the Royal (Spanish) Fleet in the year 1795.

Carta esferica de los reconocimientos hechos en la costa No. de America des de la parte en que empiezan a angoftar de Juan de Fuca hafta la salidade las Goletas Sutil y Mexicana

Item is a reproduction of a map depicting the Spanish explorations of the north-west coast of North American in 1795, specifically depicting the northern end of Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland. Illustrations are views of the entrance to Nootka Sound, and a view of "Cabo Frondoso" (Cape Cook?).

Carte particuliere de la cote du Nord-Ouest de l' Amerique reconnue par les fregates Francaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe en 1786, 2e. feuille

Item is a map showing the Pacific Coast of British Columbia and Washington and Oregon states as surveyed by French explorer Jean-Francois de Galaup (Laperouse) in 1786, and the routes of his ships Astrolabe and Boussole. The map shows the Pacific coastline from Cap Rond (Tillamook Head) in Oregon at latitude 45 degrees and 40 minutes in the south to Baeie de Clonard (Beresford Bay, northwestern tip of Haida Gwaii) in British Columbia at latitude 54 degrees and 10 minutes in the north. Other major place names on the map include Nootka, Pointe Boisee, Baie St. Louis, Iles de Sartine, Mont Fleurieu, Cap Fleurieu, Cap Hector, Mont de la Touche, Baie de la Touche, and Baie de Clonard. Vancouver Island is shown as part of the mainland. Map includes latitudes and longtitudes as well as indication of elevations. Map is a plate from the "Atlas de Voyage de la Perouse".

Cycle! : show #5

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmaine Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include Toronto bike to work week; a bicycle choir; a consumer report on bike racks; stationary bikes; bike trail of the week: Lochside Trail on Vancouver Island; using hand signals on the road; motorists on how cyclists are considered vehicles but insurance is not required; how to descend rough terrain; how to pack your bicycle for the plane; and a Toronto bike auction.

LaBelle family album, 1940-1948

File is a photograph album showing images of the Labelle family and friends, interior and exterior views of the their home at 2677 West 43rd in Vancouver, students at Little Flower Academy, vacationing, golfing at the Marine Drive Golf Club and the Beach Grove Gold Course, the 1939 royal tour of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, workplace scenes at a B.C. Telephone Company office, trips to other parts of British Columbia, various military and air force personnel, as well as scrapbook materials from a trip to California including commercial and personal photographs, postcards and other ephemera. Names and places are further identified for most images in the album. Some images are duplicates to images found in the other LaBelle family albums of this accession.

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Map of portion of New Westminster District with adjacent islands and part of Vancouver Island, B.C.

Item is a map which shows parts of the east coast of Vancouver Island of southern Vancouver Island, the Strait of Georgia, the Gulf Islands, the Sechelt Peninsula, and Greater Vancouver. The map shows the numbers of the district lots for all of the New Westminster Land District.

Northerly portion Vancouver Island

Item is a map of northern Vancouver Island and the adjacent British Columbia coast showing Crown and reserve lands, timber leases, district, park, and provincial forest boundaries, cities, municipalities, villages, post offices, hospitals, roads, railways, seaplane ports and anchorages, airports, elevations of some geographical features, and marine distances in nautical miles.

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