Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre; 1st edition (November 13, 2012)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.9 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
a colorful and wide-ranging background of Canada's so much western province illustrated with over 9 hundred modern mapsBritish Columbia used to be one of the final temperate locations on the earth to seem at the map of the area, a functionality of its position-remote from Europe. while gold was once eventually came upon in volume in 1858, resulting in the gold rush that created British Columbia as a brand new colony, the internal was once typically unknown aside from the routes blazed via the fur investors looking the "soft gold" that characterised the exploration of a lot of Canada. The efforts of the explorers, the fur investors, the gold seekers, and the railway developers all concerned the creation of maps that confirmed what they'd came upon, the routes and the settlements, the plans and the concepts that built the province into what we all know today.In British Columbia: a brand new historic Atlas, acclaimed map historian Derek Hayes has curated approximately 1000 maps — nearly all of that have by no means been released earlier than —along with concise textual content, and wide captions. additional to various different illustrations, the result's a geographically visible historical past, a different and engaging perspective on our province's prior.