Strait of Juan de Fuca and the channels between Vancouver Id. & the continent, showing the boundary line between British & American possessions


San Juan boundary. Strait of Juan de Fuca and the channels between Vancouver Island and the continent, marking the boundaries proposed by the British and US Governments respectively. Added note transcribed below, signed, Geo. Henry Richards. 2 sea miles to one inch. [Juan de Fuca, Strait, c. 1873]. From the Admiralty Surveys by Captains H. Kellett, R.N., 1847 & G.H. Richards, R.N., 1858-62. At head of title: North America, west coast. Drawn by Edward J. Powell of the Hydrographic Office. Malby & Sons, Lith. Depths shown by soundings in fathoms. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows detailed topography and bathymetry of the Straits of Juan de Fuca and waters between Straits of Georgia and Admiralty Inlet.

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Penfold Number: 525
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.56121, -122.75962
  • 49 05'N--48 05'N / 124 50'W--122 25'W
  • 49.48262, -124.06723
  • 47.83315, -122.43458
  • 49.65064, -125.44939
  • 48.54876, -123.21918
  • 48.29674, -124.01225
Chronological coverage
  • 1847 to 1873
Additional physical characteristics
  • 1:145,728
Physical repository Collection
  • Early BC Maps Collection
  • National Archives of the UK
Provider Sponsor
  • Funded by a Canadian Council of Archives, Archival Community Digitization Program.
Genre Archival item identifier
  • National Archives Number: FO925-1651
Date digitized
  • April 12, 2010
  • "Note. The limits of the Channel separating the Continent from Vancouver Island as determined by the award of the Emperor of Germany 21st October 1872, have been defined but the boundary line has not been drawn. [signed] Geo. Henry Richards."
Technical note
  • 600 dpi jpg
  • Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadat by SC, April 21, 2010.
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