Vancouver Island and adjacent shores of British Columbia


Vancouver Island and adjacent Shores of British Columbia. surveyed by Captn. G.H. Richards, R.N. assisted by Lieut. R.C. Mayne ; J.A. Bull, D. Pender, E.P. Bedwell, Masters ; J.T. Gowlland & G.A. Browning, Sec. Masters, & E. Blunden, Mast. Assist. 1859-64 ; Juan de Fuca Strait from Capt. Henry Kellett's survey of 1847, shores of Washington Territory from the United States Coast survey. About 10 miles to 1 inch. Author, Publisher, &c.: Admiralty (No. 1917) London. [Vancouver Island, 1859-65; 1908]. Compiled and drawn by E. J. Powell. Engraved by Davies & Powell. At head of title: North America, west coast. Relief shown by bathymetry, soundings in fathoms, spot heights, and hachures. Includes nautical features. Side views of several features bottom left. Shows First Nations territories. First published 1865, updated and corrected. Latest date on map 1908. corr. 1908

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Penfold Number: 571
  • National Archives Number: CO700-BRITISH COLUMBIA34
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.29674, -124.01225
  • 49.65064, -125.44939
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
  • 47.50012, -120.50147
Chronological coverage
  • 1859 to 1908
Additional physical characteristics
  • 1:633,600
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
  • April 12, 2010
Technical note
  • 600 dpi jpg
  • Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadata by JTP April 27, 2010.
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