British Columbia Maps and Gazetteers

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Assorted Maps of Nanaimo, Victoria, and Vancouver Island, 1883-2003. (See [http://vihistory.ca/content/maps/maps.php viHistory:viMaps])
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[http://geobc.gov.bc.ca/bcnames/index.html British Columbia, GeoBC]. Official search for BC place names. Results include information on Feature Types (example, locality, mountain) Status, Relative Location, Latitude-Longitude, a map with name marked and additional detail. Also information on name origin where available. Search also by Soundlike Search, or search for names near a point or inside an area, or geographic names with recent decisions.<br>
  
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[http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/cartogr/general/maps.htm Cartographic collection description and guides, British Columbia Archives]. Digitized maps include British Admiralty maps1848-1955, a selection of government maps 1911-1991, pre-emptors series 1911-1969, topographic series 1917-1952, mineral maps, etc. <br>
  
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[http://library.uvic.ca/dig/earlyBCmaps.html Early BC Maps from the National Archives of England,1846-1876] (approximately 258 digitized maps), University of Victoria, British Columbia.<br>
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Assorted Maps of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, including Nanaimo and Victoria,1883-2003, [http://vihistory.ca/content/maps/maps.php viHistory:viMaps]&nbsp; Includes fire insurance maps of Victoria,1885.
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'''Additional resources'''<br>
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[http://www.historicalmapsocbc.com/ Historical Map Society of British Columbia], database with descriptions of known maps of British Columbia before 1871. <br> {{British Columbia}}  
  
 
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British Columbia, GeoBC. Official search for BC place names. Results include information on Feature Types (example, locality, mountain) Status, Relative Location, Latitude-Longitude, a map with name marked and additional detail. Also information on name origin where available. Search also by Soundlike Search, or search for names near a point or inside an area, or geographic names with recent decisions.

Cartographic collection description and guides, British Columbia Archives. Digitized maps include British Admiralty maps1848-1955, a selection of government maps 1911-1991, pre-emptors series 1911-1969, topographic series 1917-1952, mineral maps, etc.

Early BC Maps from the National Archives of England,1846-1876 (approximately 258 digitized maps), University of Victoria, British Columbia.

Assorted Maps of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, including Nanaimo and Victoria,1883-2003, viHistory:viMaps  Includes fire insurance maps of Victoria,1885.

Additional resources

Historical Map Society of British Columbia, database with descriptions of known maps of British Columbia before 1871.