Fonds PR-221 - BC Ministry of Forests collection

View from Mount Douglas looking towards Salt Spring and James Islands, 1936 View from Mount Douglas looking towards San Juan Island, 1936 View from Mount Douglas looking towards San Juan Island, 1936 View from Mount Douglas looking towards Mount Tolmie, 1936 View from Mount Douglas looking towards Gonzales Observatory, 1936 View from Mount Douglas looking over Blenkinsop Valley, 1936 View from Mount Douglas looking over Blenkinsop Valley towards Finlayson Mountain, 1936 View from Mount Douglas looking over Blenkinsop Valley towards Elk Lake, 1936 View from Mount Tolmie looking north, 1936 View from Mount Tolmie looking north, 1936
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PR-221

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BC Ministry of Forests collection

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  • 1936 (Creation)

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22 photographs

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Donated by John Parminter, a Research Ecologist from the BC Ministry of Forests.

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Collection consists of panoramic photographs taken for the test equipment used in fire lookouts in BC for locating forest fires. The procedure was designed by Saanich resident Gerald S Andrews, a Forest Service employee who pioneered the use of aerial photographs in forestry work and later became the Surveyor-General of BC. Includes a booklet containing 8 photographs as well as 14 glass plate negatives.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Accession number: 2007-183

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