Haro Strait and Middle Channel


Surveyed by Capt. G.H. Richards and the officers of the H.M.S. Plumper and engraved by J. & C. Walker, this map shows the islands surrounding Haro Strait and Middle Channel in British Columbia. Detailed relief shading, sketches, and notes show the land cover and land forms. Many places and features are named along with soundings in fathoms in the bodies of water. The islands shown include San Juan, Shaw Island, Orcas Island, Waldron Island, Saturna Island, Mayne Island, Pender Island, Prevost Island, Admiral Island, Stuart Island, Moresby Island, Portland Island, Coal Island, Pier Island, Spieden Island, and part of Vancouver Island. Vancouver Island is labeled with the different land districts indcluding Victoria, Lake, Highland, South Saanich, North Saanich, and Esquimalt. The channels, inlets, harbours, bays, and sounds are labeled and include False Bay, Douglas Channel, Swanson Channel, and Saanich Inlet among many others. Several reserves are highlighted in red.

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Language Identifier
  • 107123
  • LSV Number: 38T1LR
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 61 x 91 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.65427, -122.93824
  • 48.54876, -123.21918
  • 49.75152, -126.48958
  • 48.54093, -123.08602
  • 48.78295, -123.15261
Physical repository Collection
  • Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia: Early British Columbia Maps
  • Surveyor General of BC, Legal Surveys Vault
Provider 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 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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