One of North America’s great wonders is the majestic mountainous island off the west coast of British Columbia. When Capt. George Vancouver first arrived in 1790 something, the Spanish were already here, mapping. The Spanish withdrew after George showed them his Letters Patent and various islands were named in honour of members of both surveying teams. Vancouver’s Island eventually became its own crown colony, then merged with the emerging colony of British Columbia and hence became part of the expansion of Canada from sea to sea in 1871. Now, the island is the home of BC’s capital, Victoria, and is a largely rural and resource-based entity joined to the mainland by ferries. The island offers Victorian architecture in Victoria, painted murals in Chemainus, a logging museum in Duncan, great vistas of pristine beaches in Tofino, an endurance contest in the West Coast Trail, and a rustic existence far from the madding crowd just about anywhere – all on our map.
We can laminate this map, which will allow you to draw on it in whiteboard marker or apply map dots to locations of interest without permanently marking the map. The lamination also makes the map very durable and protects against tears and stains.
To laminate this map we have taken the folded map and flattened it out before encapsulating it in high-quality 80-micron laminate, so please be aware that there will still be slight fold lines visible.
Size 690 x 990mm