British Columbia Maps and Gazetteers

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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.