Sketch map of part of the British possessions to the west of the Rocky Mountains Public

Extracted from CO 60/2 (ff 775-6). British Columbia. 'Sketch Map of Part of the British Possessions to the West of the Rocky Mountains'. The map has notes on the fertility of the country, character of the Indigenous peoples, etc. Reference table to location and types of trees, crops and wildlife. Scale: 1 inch to about 24 miles. Printed at the Topographical Depot, War Department, under the direction of Captain Elphinstone, RE; H James, Col RE, Superintendent. [British Columbia, c. 1858]


In Collection:
Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • National Archives Number: MPG1-136
  • Penfold Number: 383
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet
Alternative title
  • British Possessions to the West of the Rocky Mountains.
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
Chronological coverage
  • 1858
Additional physical characteristics
  • 1:1,520,640
Physical repository Collection
  • Early BC Maps Collection
  • National Archives of the UK
Provider Sponsor
  • Funded by a Canadian Council of Archives, Archival Community Digitization Program.
Genre Date digitized
  • 2010-04-22
Technical note
  • 600 dpi jpg. Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadata by JTP April 29, 2010.
  • These images are provided under license by The National Archives of the UK and cannot be reproduced or copied without their permission. To purchase high-resolution tiff files of these maps for publication, contact: Tel: +44 (0)20 8392 5225. A scale of reproduction fees applies for commercial publication, exhibition display or TV broadcast. Details on request. Request should cite the National Archives Number. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action. These images are provided for research only.
Last modified

This page supports the Zotero and Mendeley browser extensions simply click on the extension widget in your browser to save the objects citation.