Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest: Maps of Exploration and Discovery: British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Yukon

by Derek Hayes

Hardcover, 1999

Call number

NWC 912.79 HAY



Sasquatch Books (1999), Edition: First Edition, 208 pages


This regional bestseller is a one-of-a-kind collection of maps created by navigators, explorers, and cartographers who first charted the Northwest. The Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest showcases more than 320 original maps, many never before published. Here are the maps of explorers such as Cook, Vancouver, Bodega y Quadra, Mackenzie, Thompson, and Lewis and Clark. Representing four centuries of discovery and exploration, this unique reference book is a must-have for anyone interested in Northwest history.

User reviews

LibraryThing member ksmyth
I don't find this atlas particularly useful. It is a collection of historical maps, rather than a historical atlas showing any particular historical insights into the Pacific Northwest. There are no thematic maps, or any original maps of any kind. Not helpful.




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