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

North America. Sketch Map of part of the British Possessions to the West of the Rocky Mountains. Lithographed and Printed at the Topographical Depot, War Department, under the direction of Captain Elphinstone, RE; H James, Col RE, Superintendent. About 23 miles to 1 inch. Author, Publisher, &c.: War Office, London. [British Columbia, c. 1858]. Map includes reference key for food products, timber, animals, and fish. Descriptive text on farms, soil types, etc. Locates Forts and some First Nations villages and territories.


In Collection:
Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Penfold Number: 381
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
  • 48N-54N/128W-112W
Chronological coverage
  • 1858
Additional physical characteristics
  • 1:1,457,280
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 Archival item identifier
  • National Archives Number: CO700-BRITISH COLUMBIA5
Date digitized
  • 2010-04-12
Technical note
  • Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadata by JTP April 22, 2010.
  • 600 dpi jpg
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