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Graham Island British Columbia. Department of Lands


This map is take from a series of cartographic material by the British Columbia Department of Lands, Pre-emptor’s series. This map is no. 3L 1915b in the series.

1 in to 3 miles.

Relief shown by spot heights.

Originally intended as a quick means of depicting for settlers the Crown lands available for pre-emption in north-central B.C., early sheets were re-drawn annually, providing only basic planimetric information along with boundaries & numbers of surveyed lots, land recording districts, government reserves, & lands open for preemption.

Numbering & format standardized by 1915.

""Land open to preemption colored red.""

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