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Northern BC Cartographic Collection
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Bulkley Sheet

Colour-coded map depicts lands surveyed as alienated, available for purchase or lease under Taxation Act, or reserved. Depicts land district boundaries, land recording divisions, triangulation stations, telegraph/telephone lines, communities, bodies of water, and transport routes.

Central British Columbia

Topographic map depicts communities, bodies of water, transport routes, parks, game reserves, posts, ports, radio stations, power sites (figures in horse power), steamship routes (distance in nautical miles), and precipitation. Mineral resources summarized locally in red ink.

Commercial Map of British Columbia

Provincial map depicting communities, bodies of water, transport routes, land districts, parks, telegraph/telephone lines, and mining regions, offices, and engineers. Includes Distance Tables (“Coast,” “Roads,” “Railways,” and “World”) and Index of Post Offices.

Fort George

Colour-coded map depicting surveyed lands alienated, available for purchase or lease under Land Act, and available for pre-emption. Depicts land districts, land recording districts, provincial forests, parks, game reserves, communities, bodies of water, transport routes, communication lines, and triangulation stations.

Fort George

Colour-coded map depicts surveyed lands alienated, available for purchase or lease under Land Act, or available for pre-emption. Depicts land districts, land recording districts, provincial forests, parks, game reserves, communities, bodies of water, transport routes, communication lines, triangulation stations, and government reserves.

Maps

Series consists of an assortment of maps concerning Northern B.C. Included are topographic maps, pre-emptor’s and preliminary maps, physiographic maps, and resource (geological, game, etc.) maps.

Nechako Sheet

Colour-coded topographic map depicts surveyed lands alienated, available for purchase or lease under Land Act, and available for pre-emption. Depicts land districts, land recording districts, provincial forests, parks, triangulation stations, communities, bodies of water, transport routes, and communication lines.

Northern BC Cartographic Collection

  • 2008.2
  • Collection
  • 1914-1962

The collection consists of an assortment of cartographic materials concerning Northern B.C. Included are topographic maps, pre-emptor’s and preliminary maps, physiographic maps, and resource (geological, game, etc.) maps.

Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

Northern British Columbia

Regional map depicting communities, parks, customs posts, airports, radio stations, hatcheries, bodies of water, transport routes, communication lines, elevation points, and lines of batholith contacts. Includes an inset of St. Elias Mountains. Includes “Special Note on the Mineralization of this Map Area” from Bureau of Mines, Victoria, B.C.

Peace River

Colour-coded topographic map depicting surveyed lands alienated, available for purchase or lease, or available for pre-emption. Depicts land districts, land recording districts, parks, communities, bodies of water, transport routes, communication lines, and triangulation stations.

Pre-Emptor’s Map, Fort George Sheet

Colour-coded map depicting lands surveyed as alienated, reserved, Statutory Timber Lands, B.C. Land Settlement Board Area, or open for pre-emption. Depicts land districts, land recording divisions, communities, game reserves, bodies of water, transport routes, and communication lines.

Pre-Emptor’s Map, Nechako Sheet

Colour-coded map depicting surveyed lands alienated, reserved, in B.C. Land Settlement Board Area, or open for preemption. Depicts land districts, land recording divisions, communities, bodies of water, transport routes, and communication lines.

Pre-Emptor’s Map, Stuart Lake Sheet

Colour-coded topographic map depicting lands surveyed as alienated, reserved, or statutory timber land. Depicts land district boundaries, land recording divisions, HBC posts, triangulation stations, telephone lines, communities, bodies of water, and transport routes. Defines resource type areas (“Land Form,” “Soil,” “Forest Cover,” “Grazing,” “Geological & Mineralogical,” “Fur-Bearing Animals & Game”). Includes explanatory “Natural Resources Reference.”

Preliminary Map, Grenville Channel

Colour-coded map depicting lands surveyed as alienated, reserved, and having a timber license, lease, or sale. Depicts land recording divisions, land district boundaries, communities, bodies of water, and transport routes. Includes insets of Stephens Island and Egeria Reach.

Stuart Lake Sheet

Colour-coded topographic map depicting lands surveyed as alienated, available for purchase or lease under Land Act, or reserved. Depicts land district boundaries, land recording divisions, provincial forest boundaries, HBC posts, triangulation stations, telephone lines, communities, bodies of water, and transport routes.