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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".

Map of North America

Item is a map showing "Mr. Stuart's route through the United States, and Canada in 1828, 29 & 30" and "the boundary of the United States, both on the side of the British Possessions, & those in Mexico." The northern border of United States territory west of the Rocky Mountains is incorrectly noted at 54/40, to reflect American claims of the time.

Map of a portion of British Columbia

Item is a map showing exploration routes by Lieutenant Palmer, R.E., May and June 1859; Lieutenant Mayne, R.N., May 1859; and Lieutenant Palmer, R.E., Sept. & Oct. 1859. The map also shows "practicable roads" in the southwestern portion of British Columbia. Annotations are colour added to the map to more easily distinguish the different routes depicted.

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.

Sketch map of part of British Columbia showing trails and routes of communication

Item is a photostatic copy of a manuscript map showing trails and routes of communication in a portion of British Columbia from the Canada-U.S. border in the south to Seaton Lake in the north, and from the coast to Vermillion in the east. The section of coastline extends from Semiahmoo Bay in the south to Point Atkinson in the north. Map shows the location of mule trails and wagon roads, and includes a trail in progress from New Westminster to Burrard Inlet (North Road), trails from Whatcom to Hope and Semiahmoo to Derby, the Hudsons Bay Brigade Trail, Douglas Road, a trail proposed by Colonel Moody from New Westminster to Fort Hope, and the Dewdney Trail. Included with the map is a 1949 letter from Major Matthews, City Archivist, to J.M. Pearce in which Matthews describes the map, and a 1952 enquiry from L.B. [Housler] for a map showing the Dewdney Trail.

Sketch map of part of British Columbia showing trails and routes of communication

Item is a photostatic copy of a manuscript map showing trails and routes of communication in a portion of British Columbia from the Canada-U.S. border in the south to Seaton Lake in the north, and from the coast to Vermillion in the east. The section of coastline extends from Semiahmoo Bay in the south to Point Atkinson in the north. Map shows the location of mule trails and wagon roads, and includes a trail in progress from New Westminster to Burrard Inlet (North Road), trails from Whatcom to Hope and Semiahmoo to Derby, the Hudsons Bay Brigade Trail, Douglas Road, a trail proposed by Colonel Moody from New Westminster to Fort Hope, and the Dewdney Trail. Included with the map is a 1949 letter from Major Matthews, City Archivist, to J.M. Pearce in which Matthews describes the map, and a 1952 enquiry from L.B. [Housler] for a map showing the Dewdney Trail.

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