Victoria Harbour by the Officers of H.M.S. Plumper


This map was to accompany a report to the Victoria Harbour Commission and shows Victoria Harbour with soundings recorded in feet throughout the water. Some of the harbour is divided into sections that correspond to a list of the quantity of excavation needed to deepen those areas given in cubic yards. Relief markings show the land forms along the coast and places named include Harrison Island, Maclaughlin Point, Rose Bay, Works Rocks, Berens Island, Coffin Island, Colville Island, Songhees Indians, James Bay, Shoal Point, and Laurel Point.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Identifier
  • LSV Number: 2 Locker 12
  • Historical Map Society of B.C. Map Number: 1748
  • 108252
  • British Columbia Archives Cartographic Material Number (BCAR CM): A1889
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 96 x 130 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.4359, -123.35155
Additional physical characteristics
  • Scale: 200 yards to 4 cables
Physical repository Collection
  • Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia Maps
  • Surveyor General of BC, Legal Surveys Vault
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • September 25, 2018
Technical note
  • 300 dpi; Metadata by KD
  • This material is owned by the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA). The Cartographic Record of this digital image is in the possession of the Surveyor General Division, LTSA. Any reproduction of this material must credit the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia as the source for this record. To purchase high-resolution scanned files of these maps and plans, contact Request should cite the LTSA Surveyor General's Vault map number (eg. 16T1 Land Reserves).
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