A Rough Tracing of Part of British Columbia from the Columbia River to Fraser River &c. from one in the profession of the Hudson Bay Co.


A map by an Hudson's Bay Company employee with many place names and relief marks, sketches, and notes to show land cover. Starting with the southern tip of Vancouver Island in the bottom left of the map, over to Mount Baker, and then Fort Okonagan and the Okonagan and Columbia Rivers in the bottom right of the map. The Columbia River runs up the right side of the map going past Fort Shepherd and up to Canoe and Fraser Rivers and Athabaska or Red Deer or Elk River in the top right of the map. The top left of the map includes Fort Alexandria and the Chilcoaten and Fraser Rivers. Many other forts are labeled including Fort Langley, Fort Hope, Fort Douglas, Fort Dallas, Fort Berens, Fort Kamloops, and Fort Colville. Numerous other rivers, lakes, streams, mountains, and points of interest are labelled including where Fraser and Stewart left their canoes, rapids, and encampments.

In Collection:
Creator Language Identifier
  • LSV Number: 24T3MISC
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 75 x 90 cm
Alternative title
  • Sketch, part of BC [Van Is to Columbia River]
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 49.08333, -122.35
  • 49.11636, -123.18594
  • 50.74722, -120.80417
  • 48.99983, -117.6355
  • 49.84661, -119.51891
  • 52.63315, -122.45286
Physical repository Collection
  • Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia: Early British Columbia Maps
  • Surveyor General of BC, Legal Surveys Vault
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • March 1, 2012
Technical note
  • Cataloguing metadata: Provided by the LTSA and adapted by the University of Victoria Libraries to their requirements.
  • For permission to publish or otherwise reproduce, or to purchase a high-resolution digital file, please contact the LTSA at orderdesk@ltsa.ca. Reproductions must credit the LTSA as the source and cite the Surveyor General Vault map number or other unique identifier listed on this catalogue record.

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