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Map of the colony of New Caledonia and the British & American Territory west of the Rocky Mountains including Vancouver Island and the gold fields [cartographic material] / 


16th July 1858



Place of creation



James Wyld, Georgapher to the Queen & the Prince Consort, Charing Cross East & 2 Royal Exchange

1 map : hand col., mounted on paper ; 50 x 62 cm on sheet 52 x 69 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC6801
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 588.
Cartographic material
90: Open
588 Item no. assigned by LAC 588
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.

Includes 2 inset maps: Strait of San Juan de Fuca. Scale [ca. 1: 844 800] 8 x 18 cm. -- British possessions in North America . Scale [ca.1:25 344 000] 14 x 18 cm.

Includes colour coded reference legend indicating primary or crystalline formations ; coal & gold formations & gold workings.

On verso: original cover and page listing for Wyld's new maps. Cover signed by Sir H. Fleetwood.

Slip case filed separtately.

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

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:3 168 000] (W 132°--W 106°/N 54°--N 43°)

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 6801.

Subject heading

1. British Columbia - Maps.
2. Vancouver Island (B.C.)
3. Gold mines and mining - British Columbia - Maps.


Other system control no.