British Columbia coast names, 1592-1906 : to which are added a few names in adjacent United States territory : their origin and history with map and illustrations


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'The writer was led of begin investigating the origin of names on the coast of British Columbia, through travelling for years, in command of the Canadian Government ship Quadra, between the strait of Juan de Fuca and Dixon entrance. On these cruises he was often asked the names of geographical features, and the origin of those names. Notes made from time to time led to further investigation, the present volume being the result.' Published by order of Honourable L.P. Brodeur, minister of Marine and Fisheries of Canada, for the Geographic Board of Canada. Includes bibliographical references and errata. Addenda and corrigenda, and folded map of British Columbia, at end of book.

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Creator Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • GVPL Call Number: 917.11 WAL
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • xvi, 546 p., [22] leaves of plates : illustrations, map, portrait ; 24 cm.
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
Chronological coverage
  • 1592 to 1906
Physical repository Collection
  • Greater Victoria Public Library Local History Collection
  • Greater Victoria Public Library
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • February 28, 2014
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  • Technical metadata provided by JF, cataloguing metadata provided by GF and KD.
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