This is a base map of the Red River Valley issued presumably in 1870s. It shows rivers, lakes, woods and towns, and includes notes on relief, soil, vegetation and river banks.
Map of part of the Valley of Red River north of the 49th parallel
Maclear & Co.
RiversLakes & pondsCities and townsSoilSoil qualityPlantsManitobaRed RiverWinnipeg
1 map : black & white ; 35 x 79 cm, on sheet 38 x 80 cm
ImageMill Imaging Library v3.000 2013
Scale 1:253,440, or 4 miles to 1 inch.
Relief shown pictorially and by hachures.
Shows rivers, lakes, woods and towns.
Includes notes on relief, soil, vegetation and river banks, also historic notes and creek width and depth.
Insets: The Assinniboine : near Prairie Portage -- Continuation of the Assinniboine from point A to Prairie Portage -- Section of the Assinniboine near Lane's Post -- Copy of map drawn by Mr. John Spence of Prairie Portage -- Section of Limestone Cliff -- Section of Red River near Scratching River -- Section of the Great Dog Mountain taken on line of portage -- Greenstone conglomerate island near N.W. corner Lake of the Woods -- Section of the coat of Lake Winnipeg -- Outline of ocks near the mouth of the Penawa-Bonnet Lake -- Section on the Red River near the Stone Fort -- Section near Mr Gunn's house below the Grand Rapids, Red River -- Section of bank of Red River near St Paul's Church -- Section of ridges -- Section across the Valley of Red River near Dr Bunn's house -- Continuation of Roseau River from point C to Roseau Lake as described by Guiole -- Section of bank of Roseau River near point C.
Material digitized as part of an Academic Innovation Fund (AIF), awarded in 2018. For more information see: http://avptl.info.yorku.ca/academic-innovation-fund/ .