Nanaimo District


The Nanaimo, Cranberry, Cedar, and Mountain Districts on Vancouver Island. Has a numbered grid with different colours and a legend with explanation of colours that mean sold, pre-empted, or government reserve. Relief and other markings show the land cover and there is a small inset map that is an index to all the districts on Vancouver Island. Some of the features included are as follows: Trout Lakes, Fish Hook Lake, Trois Bras Lake, Skookwatch or the Rapids, Northumberland Channel, Chase River, Nanaimo Harbour, Colviletown, Douglas Island, Newcastle Island, Departure Bay, Wakesiah or Taitooktan Mountain, and Millstone River. Under the Cedar District title it says "Lithographed at the Topographical Depot of the War Office under the direction of Major A.C. Cook, R.E. Col. H. James, R.E., F.R.S., M.R.I.A. & C Director".

In Collection:
Language Identifier
  • Historical Map Society of B.C. Map Number: 1762
  • 107088
  • LSV Number: 5T1LR
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 65 x 80 cm
Alternative title
  • Map of Pre-emptions, sales & reserves. Nan, Ced, Mtn, Cran
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 49.16638, -123.94003
Additional physical characteristics
  • Scale: 2 Inches = 1 Mile
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
  • September 30, 2011
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 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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