British Columbia Department of Lands
N. S. Lougheed, Minister
F.C. Green, Surveyor-General
Map No. 3H
Colour-coded map depicting surveyed lands respectively open and closed to preemption. Depicts land recording divisions, game reserves, communities, bodies of water, and transport routes. Includes inset of McBride townsite.
This list includes only places not shown on the Tête Jaune sheets of the 1919 or 1923 Pre-emptor’s maps. This is the first appearance of the railway points Valemount and Selwyn. The Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission was completed in the region of this map by 1931. Many of the names making their first appearance are along the Continental Divide.
Mount De Veber
Goat River (railway point)
No Luck Creek
Swede Creek [as “West Twin (Swede)”]
- Sherwood, Jay. Surveying the 120th Meridian and the Great Divide: The Alberta/BC Boundary Survey, 1918–1924. Qualicum Beach, BC: Caitlin Press, 2019