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Maps at VPL

The VPL map collection includes maps and atlases of every description: from street maps of present-day Vancouver to historical atlases of ancient Rome, from bathymetric maps of the ocean floor to geological maps of Jupiter's moons.

BATHYMETRIC CHARTS

Bathymetric maps measure and map the depths of oceans, seas and other large bodies of waters. VPL has comprehensive coverage of B.C. and partial coverage of other parts of Canada and the world.

Bathymetric Maps of Canada - Natural Resource Maps Series
Scale: 1:250,000
Series covers all of B.C. and partially covers other parts of Canada.

Access: Index sheet is in Filing Cabinet Drawer 10.1 in an envelope labelled:

  • Canada - Bathymetric Maps - Natural Resource Maps, Pacific Region

Location: Horizontal Filing Cabinet Drawers H22 - H25

General Bathymetric Chart of the World's Oceans
Scale: 1:10,000,000
Series provides global coverage.

Access: Index sheet in Filing Cabinet Drawer 10.1 in an envelope labelled:

  • World - Bathymetric Maps, General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans

Location: Horizontal Filing Cabinet Drawer H26