Nanaimo Dist. Official Map. 1859.


The Nanaimo District on the east coast of Vancouver Island bordered by the Cranberry, Mountain, and Cedar Districts. The map has sketches, relief marks and shading, and notes to show the land cover and land forms. There are numbered plots of land and a few reserves. Several features are labeled including "Indian" villages and a road to Pearse's Plains. There is a stamp from 1962 and a notes saying "Survey Cancelled Gazette". Many place names are labeled including the Nanaimo or Quam-Qiam-Qia River, Lighthouse Point, Nanaimo Harbour, Chase River, Flea Point, Colviletown, Cameron Island, Millstone River, Douglas Island, Newcastle Island, Exit Passage, Departure Bay, and Northumberland Channel.

In Collection:
Language Identifier
  • 105470
  • LSV Number: 26T2 ECVI
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 61 x 96 cm
Alternative title
  • Nanaimo District. Official Map. 1859.
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 49.16638, -123.94003
Additional physical characteristics
  • Scale: 20 Chains = 1 Inch
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
  • May 28, 2010
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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