A Plan of Port Effingham in Berkley's Sound.

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: A Plan of Port Effingham in Berkley's Sound.

Barcode: 871

Creator: Meares, John, 1756?-1809

Region Depicted: Barkley Sound (B.C.) · British Columbia

Date Produced: 1790

Date Published: 1790

Language: English

Historical Context: John Meares was a navigator, explorer and maritime fur trader and author of Voyages made in the years 1788 and 1789 from China to the North West Coast of America. It was published in 1790.

Subjects: Maps--Early works to 1800 · Barkley Sound (B.C.) · British Columbia · Nautical chart · Islands · Coasts

Map Type: Nautical charts

Dimensions: 19 x 23 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Map of Barkley Sound on the west side of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The map show soundings and several small islands, possibly the Broken Group Islands.

Physical Description: 1 map: uncolored, illustrated

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: http://www.oshermaps.org/map/871.0001