Vintage Historical Map National Geographic The making of Canada British Columbia April 1992

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A land of rugged mountains and spectacular forests, British Columbia is a land of plentiful natural resources and vibrant native cultures. Part of the "Making of Canada" series, this is a two-map set published in April 1992 by National Geographic.

Side 1 features:
• Inset map of southern Vancouver Island and the surrounding region
• National parks, provincial parks, and Indian reserves
• Historical notes
• Capitals, cities, and towns
• Mountains, passes, rivers, lakes, swamps, and glaciers or ice fields
• Limited access highways, roads, passenger railroads, canals, and scheduled air service
• Ocean bathymetry

Side 2 features:
• Information on native life in British Columbia, ca 1775 and a map showing linguistic families, trade items, and trade routes
• A section on the exploration of the northwest including a map showing fur trading posts, major maritime trade centers, fur trade routes, explorer's routes, and native groups
• Maps and information on the gold rush and the fur trade
• Information on the settlement of the region from 1846-1940 including a map showing immigrant routes, natural resources, farming and grazing areas, railroads, hydroelectric sites, and more
• Map of present day British Columbia showing population density, recreational activities, national parks, and natural resources
• Inset map of Vancouver
• Colorful illustrations

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