Exploring Puget Sound and British Columbia
by Steven E. Hilson
This historical reference atlas covers the region around Puget Sound and up along the inland waterways of Vancouver Island, from Olympia to Queen Charlotte Sound. It offers extensive insight to the places and the people who played a significant role in the regions history. Henry Wagner's Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America Vol I and Edmond S Meany's Origin of Washington Geographic Names establish the origins of the European place names. Literal translations of native place names is supplied by information from TJ Waterman and Franz Boaz. The extensive history this atlas has to offer can provide hours of entertainment and learning.