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Map of the province of British Columbia [cartographic material]  





Place of creation



Dept. of Lands and Works

1 map : col. ; 47 x 56 cm on sheet 53 x 62 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC105736
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 591.
Cartographic material
90: Open
591 Item no. assigned by LAC 591
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.

Longitude west from Greenwich.

Bottom left margin: "Dawson Brothers, Montreal".

Bottom right margin: "engraved & printed by J. Batholomew, Edinburgh.

Map shows CPR completed east to Savona and west to "provisional boundary"beteen British Columbia and Alberta.

Physical condition note
On verso scotch tape. Torn along fold line.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copy of this map see Mikan 3733414 (NMC 84425)

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 105736.

Exhibitions note
Over the Rockies: The Discovery & Mapping of the Canadian West 1700-1886. An Exhibition held at the The Royal Ontario Museum, March and April, 1956

Dates of creation note
Date of issue is based on the fact map has word Vancouver added. Vancouver was incorporated in 1886 when CPR extended from Port Moody to take advantage of the better harbour.

Subject heading

British Columbia - Maps.