Living in Gunter’s World

This short video, narrated by former Vancouver mayor (and current B.C. MLA) Sam Sullivan, explains how measurements initially set out by a 17th-century surveyor—in particular, Gunter’s chain—have an impact on the streets and lots of today’s British Columbia Lower Mainland.

Author: Jonathan Crowe

I blog about maps at The Map Room, review books for AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review, and edit a fanzine called Ecdysis.