Sketch map accompanying "Suggestions for the exploration of a new route of communication by which …the transport of the supplies and returns to and from the Districts of New Caledonia and Thompson's River might be advantageously carried on in connexion with Fort Langley and the new establishment of Victoria"


Indn. Portage, Lakes, Proposed Horse road, Horse portage to Kamloops r days loaded, Horse Portage to Alexandria 7 days loaded, Harrison's R., Thompson's R., Fraser's River, Fort Langley

In Collection:
Creator Language Identifier
  • B5/z/1 fo. 2
  • Ruggles Number: 273A
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 21 x 20 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 50.6856, -121.942
  • 49.58299, -121.83587
  • 50.23304, -121.58589
Additional physical characteristics
  • ca. 1:1,267,200
Physical repository Collection
  • Early B.C. Maps from the Hudson's Bay Company Archives
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • May 2, 2012
  • From the crossing place A to C said to be navigable with Canoes or boats: but owing to the impracticability of transporting a large outfiit, with the necessary craft, across the long portage from C to B, in the ordinary manner, it would be necessary to extend the horse trasport at once to B, where only the available navigation may be said to commence. Itt is supposed that a horse road might upon examination, be traced out in the direction of the red dotted line. The natives, in their frequent passage between the two rivers, use canoes upon the lakes, and make the necessary portage on ...
Technical note
  • 600 dpi jpg ; Scanning of transparencies by JF. Watermarking by CDW. Metadata by RM, KM.
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