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Map of the Cariboo and Omineca gold fields, and the routes thereto, compiled from reliable authorities Patterson, William D. 1870

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Array 
Opposite the Post Office,
"VICTOiRI-A...
Known all over the Coast for
CL0THIN8 & UNDERCLOTHING,
BEST QUALITY, BEST VALUE.
BRITISH  GOODS  imported direct-
Everything marked in f lain figures,
I '        M:AP
OP   THE
JCARIBOO11OMCA
|   GOLD FIELDS,
I AND   THE   ROUTES    THERETO,
fa COMPILED FROM RELIABLE AUTHORITIES BY
1 WM. D. PATTERSON, C, E.
^^^^^H LITHOGRAPHED  BV
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F-   W,   GR.EEIM, 
AGENTS FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA I
T.   iV.   HI BEEN  $c   CO
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VICTORIA,   B.   C. &
PRINTED AT TOE STANDARD OFFICE.,
1870. Fromis &' Saunders,
WHOLESALE   AND  RETAIL
GROWERS,  PROVISION DEALERS and
Wine-and.:" Spirit Merchants,
MEG TO INFORM PARTIES REQUIRING 'A STOCK OF
Goods for, the Onimeca Mines that they .hold the largest,
most complete, and best assorted stock in tne Colony, ana are
prepared io sell at the lowest possible, wholesale prices.
Mm" All articles warranted Uenuine, and of a superior quality.
We -invite inspection oi our stock previous to pnrcm^snig elsewhere.
Woods delivered Free of Charge.
:   PROMIS &  SAUNDERS.,
- Johnson street, opposite King's Head.
Fell & Finlayson are prepared to supply miners
and travelers with erery description of groceries
and provisions put up in convenient sized packages for transmission to any part oi the Colony, at
-the lowest prices. Particular attention is paid to
the selection of goods for parties desiring to ps ocure
supplies for the mines. They may rely upon get
ting a superior article at our store. Coffee roasted
and prepared on an improved principle; and 8pices?
guaranteed free from adulteration, may be had in
any desired quantity. Fell & Finlayson Coffee
and Spice Merchants and Family Grocers, Victoria,
V.I. •   '
g^U Always ask for Fell's Coffee at, the Mines ~^gg
chahles MOk ro.;*'. / k <    K "•*x Ji v ■ '
LANGL±Y .. VICTORIA   Li   0
,ji.stes oi Uii&rg
t.o &6 50
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The Bar is well supplied with  Wines, Liquors, Ale, Porter and
Cigars.        MtSf A Fireproof Safe in the House.
WHA,
, Pacific-Telegraph Hotel,
STORE STREET,' bet  Herald  and  Fisgard,
VICTORIA, B. C.
Andrew Astrico,     -   -    Proprietor.
The MOST COMMODIOUS and CLEAN HOTEL, m
Tictoria. It is conducted on the European principle,
The Table is supplied with the very best the market affords
Meals at all hours of the day. Private Lining Rooms
for Families.
CHARGES—Board and Lodging per week, $5 50 tt>
$6 50. Board and Lodging per day $1 00. Single meals,
37% cents.    Beds 50 cents.
TERMS—Cash in advance. J$5j^ A Fire-proof safe in
the House.
Lowe, Stahlschmidt & Co.
COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND.
AGENTS FOR
Uniou Insurance Co., (Marine), of San Francisco.
Buena Vista Vinicultural Society, of California.
Henry Brace &Co.'s Saddlery, Walsall.Great Britain.
Hold full stocks of staple imported goods,
liberal advances made on approved merchandise ship-.
ped to their friends in South America, Sandwich Islands,
Australia, China and Europe.
H. MAYNARD,
Boot and Shoe Store,
Occidental   Buildings,
$^
FORT 8TRBET.
LEATHER AND FINDINGS OF
ai.l kinds for sale on the most
favorable terms.. Distance Tables and Miscellaneous Information.
DOUGLAS ROUTE—
To Clinton from New Westminster,
Miles.
From New Westminster to Douglas, 95
Thence to Lillooet Lake........  36
" end of Lillooet Lake.... 17|
11 Anderson Lake  30
11 end of Anderson Lake... 14
" Seaton Lake      1
-( end of Seaton Lake.,... 14
" Lillooet     3|
" Clinton..,..,....,   40
251
PORT YALE ROUTE—
To Clinton and Williams Creek from
New Westminster. Miles.
From N. Westminster to Ft. Hope, 72
Thence to Ft. Yale   15
" Lytton.,....,,,.,  57
" Clinton ......... .,   79
" SodaCr»ek.. ..,...,130
11 per Steamer or Waggon
Road to Quesnel Mouth 55
•• Williams Creek.... ,. 65
473
LAND ROUTE—
From New Westminster to Hogem
City, on the Omineca River, per
West Road River and Ft. Frazer.
Miles.
From New Westminster to Quesnel
Mouth, per  Fort Yale
Route.. 408
From New Westminster to Quesnel
Mouth,   per   Douglas*
Lillooet Route 436
Thence to West Road River   45
" NoolkiLake   69
" Fort Frazer,   26
" Fort St. James   45
" Tatchee River..  36
" Trembleur  Lake    15
u Crossing   do     9
" Middle River   25
-- Bulkley   House,1-north
end of Lake Tatlah   50
" Hogem City  50
Total distance from New Westminster, per the Douglas-Lil-
looet Route, to Hogem City...806
Total distance from New Westminster, per Ft. Yale Route,
to Hogem City, on the Omineca  River 7 78
Froin N. Westminster to   Victoria,  75
From Victoria to Hogem City, per
Yale Route 853
From Victoria to Hogem City, per
Douglas   Route 381
LAND AND RIVER ROUTE—
From New Westminster to Hogem
City, on the Omineca River, via
Fort George. Miles.
From New Westminster to Quesnel  Mouth,    per   Yale
Route , 408
From New Westminster to Quesnel Mouth, per Douglas
Route....... ......436
Thence to Fort George   .. ..   96
" Chinlac...   60
-- Fort James  70
-- Hogem City, (as before
described)... 195
From New Westminster to Hogem
City, per Douglas Route  857
From New Westminster to Hogem
City, per Yale Route  829
From Victoria to N. Westminster,  75
Total   distance   from   Victoria   to
Hogem City, per Yale Route...904
Total   distance   from   Victoria   to
Hogem City, per Douglas Rte, 932
SEE EN A ROUTE—
Miles.
From Victoria to the Mouth of the
Skeena River,  per Steamer...600
Thence to Mumford's South Landing   22
11 Kitsalage  48
il Kitwangar,  44
-•        Hankin's Store, at Forks 36
-- Lake Babine .,  50
M Bulkley House  30
-• Hogem City   50
From Victoria to Hogem City,   880
GISCOMBE PORTAGE ROUTE—
As yet almost untravelled, and reported rough.
To Fort George, as before described from New Westminster, per
Yale Route 504
Thence to Portage  40
" Summit Lake  10
u Crossin   do     4
" McLeod's Lake & Fort, 40
Li Mouth Findlay Branch  120
" Germanseu Creek  75
u Following the windings
of the river to Hogem, 30
/y.yy. 	
From Viotorift to Hogem City,   823
\
JEJsyetchl or ZFLsuIm. Talole.
MEAN ANNUAL PRECIPITATION OF RAIN, FALLING IN INCHES, IS DISTRIBUTED AS FOLLOWS :
Precipitation.
Over the Westerly Slope of the Cascade Mountains and Vancouver Island, .,  50 Inches.
Over the Eastern Slope of the Cascade Mountains, , ., ...» 20       u
Over the Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains,  ,  25       u
Over the Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mountains,  20      "
Over the Saskatchewan Valley, , ,  15       -•
Over the Country East of Red River and West of Lake Ontario, , ,  30       "
Over the rest of the Canadian Provinces, including New Brunswick and Prince Edward's Island,...,.  36      "
magnetic declination.
The variation of the Magnetic Needle may be approximately assumed to be about one degree, (1°) additive for each parallel of Latitude to about Latitude 57° North,
and Longitude 119 West.
authorities consulted in the compilation of the map.
Messrs. Germanseii, Anderson, Hankin and White's Sketches, and Leech's (R. E.) Maps of the Union Telegraph Surveys ; also, Compiler's Sketches, &c, during
the years 1861-'62-'63-and-'64, in the Upper Country ; Admiralty Charts by Capt. Pender and others ; Wylde's (Geographer to Her Majesty Queen Victoria) Mapsf
Canadian Maps, Professor Dole's Isothermal Charts, Professor Bache's Magnetic Observations in the United States, &c, &c. 

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