Cedar District, Vancouver Island Colony (rough sketch) Public

A map lithographed at the Topographical Depot of the War Office under the direction of Major A.C. Cooke and Col. H. James in 1859 showing the Cedar District on the east coast of Vancouver Island. The district is covered in a numbered grid. Relief marks, sketches, and notes show the land cover and land forms. Places named include Trois Bras Lake, Thunder Lake, Fish Hook Lake, Trout Lakes, Northumberland Channel, and Skookwacht or the Rapids. Includes a small inset map that is an index to the districts found on the southern region of Vancouver Island.


In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject
Language Date created Location
Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 45 x 67 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 49.09133, -123.8194
  • 49.65064, -125.44939
Additional physical characteristics
  • Scale: 20 Chains to 1 Inch; 1:31,680
Physical repository Collection
  • Frank and Cecilia Sylvester Collection
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • January 22, 2008 to January 28, 2008
Technical note
  • 600 dpi tif, Epson GT-15000 scanner, scanned by KSW, edited by CDW. Metadata created by KD.
  • 1859
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (speccoll@uvic.ca). Patrons may view the material through the Victoria's Early History Collection, but may not use images without permission of the University.
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