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Item : MAP 1183 - Fraser River and Burrard Inlet

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Fraser River and Burrard Inlet

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surveyed by Captain G. H. Richards, R. N. and the officers of the H.M.S. Plumper 1859-60 ; with corrections by D. Pender

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AM1594-: MAP 1183

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Scale 1:72,960

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  • Nov. 30, 1860, with revisions and corrections to 1884 (Publication)
    United Kingdom. Hydrographic Office
    London (England)
    Original publication Nov. 30, 1860, with a series of corrections to Aug. 1868, and minor corrections to 1884.

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1 map : copper plate print ; 92 x 97 cm (irregular)

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North America. West Coast

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Item is a nautical chart which show details of the area surveyed from Pitt Lake in the north to Roberts Bank in the south and from (what is now) Harrison Hot Springs in the east to Bowen Island in the west. The chart shows soundings in Burrard Inlet, and along the Fraser River.

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Item has fold and edge tears and missing data. Item is stained and dirty.

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Use microfiche copy in the Reading Room.

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Access to the original map is restricted for preservation purposes.

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MAP 530 is a photocopy of an earlier version of this map, with revisions to July 1881 only. MAP 49 is part of the 1923 version of this map.

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Map has been encapsulated.


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Map 1922

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  • Cabinet: 494-03-03