User:KenWalker/sandbox/E and N Land Grant

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On the south by a straight line drawn from the head of Saanich Inlet to Muir Creek, on the Straits of Fuca:
On the west, by a straight line drawn from Muir Creek, aforesaid, to Crown Mountain:
On the north, by a straight line drawn from Crown Mountain to Seymour Narrows: and
On the east, by the coast line of Vancouver Island to the point of commencement.[1]:15

Boundaries of Land Grant[edit]

Corner Coordinates Remarks
West end of southern boundary 48°22′44″N 123°52′02″W / 48.379001°N 123.867159°W / 48.379001; -123.867159 (Mouth of Muir Creek) Mouth of Muir Creek - Position approximate
West end of northern boundary 49°56.7′N 125°48.8′W / 49.9450°N 125.8133°W / 49.9450; -125.8133 (Crown Mountain) Crown Mountain - A later additional grant was made to the north
East end of northern boundary 49°56′42″N 125°11′13″W / 49.945000°N 125.187000°W / 49.945000; -125.187000 (Seymour Narrows) Seymour Narrows
East end of southern boundary 48°29′07″N 123°33′03″W / 48.485382°N 123.550701°W / 48.485382; -123.550701 (Head of Saanich Inlet) Head of Saanich Inlet - Position approximate


  1. ^ Donald F. MacLachlan (1986). The Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway - The Dunsmuir Years: 1884-1905. The B.C. Historical Railway Association. ISBN 0-9692511-0-6.