British Columbia Atlas of Resources

By: Chapman, J.D.; Turner, D.B.: Editors

Price: $199.95

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Book Condition: Good


92 pages. Oblong: approx 22 inches wide by over 17 inches high. Regards and reviews the course of the province's development and use of the magnificent heritage with which it has been blessed. Here is the story of British Columbia concisely and vividly told through maps, photographs and text. Produced by more than one hundred members and associates of the British Columbia Natural Resources Conference over a period of more than two years. An original and major accomplishment of a volunteer group, this atlas is unique in North America, presenting for the first time for any province or state, in colour map form and in associated text and photographs, the story of a people and their resources. An invaluable, and now historical, reference. Includes two extra pages dated 1968 entitled Province of British Columbia Department of Lands, Forests, and Water Resources - Lands Service - Index to Published Maps. This page has some creases and small tears. Overall the book shows moderate to average wear and soiling. Bound in very sturdy red plasticized covers, the corners of which are curling upon front cover. Pages secured by three sturdy metal screw posts. Gold writing and graphic upon front cover. Contents include: relief and oceanography, landforms, geology, glacial geology, soils, meteorological and hydrogeological measurement, annual precipitation, water, temperature, climactic regions, biotic regions, types of farming, crop production, livestock production, irrigation, pacific salmon, herring-groundfish-halibut, whales-shellfish-crustaceans, forest resources, forest administration, mining, energy, hydro electric power, recreation, provincial parks, water consumption-storage facilities and flood control, native Indians-distribution of ethnic groups 1850, native Indians-population distribution and economic activities, exploration and survey, sequence of settlement, population-1951, population-regional analysis of labour force by industry 1951, population - characteristics and migration, big game, fur bearers, game birds, sport fish, manufacturing, milling and processing, road and air transportation, rail and water transportation, regional and national topographic maps, national topographic series 1" to 1 mile, basic air photo cover, special air photo cover and gazetteer map and index. Former owner's name atop first page.

Title: British Columbia Atlas of Resources

Author Name: Chapman, J.D.; Turner, D.B.: Editors

Categories: British Columbia,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., The British Columbia Natural Resources Conference: 1956

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 71306175

Keywords: Chapman, J.D.; Turner, D.B.: Editors British Columbia Atlas of Resources Farley, A.L.; Ruggles, R.I.: Cartographic Editors The British Columbia Natural Resources Conference 1956 History 92 pages. Oblong: approx 22 inches wide by over 17 inches high. Re,