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Description of Vancouver Island

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Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Description and tr
Statementby its first colonist, W. Colquhoun Grant.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 18767
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (32 fr.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19550447M
ISBN 10066518767X

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From walking through rainforests of giant cedars to sailing aboard a working packet freighter, Vancouver Island Travel Guide opens the doors to Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, describing the people, places and activities that make it one of the top island destinations in the world.

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After Cumberland, I lived and painted out of Union Bay, on the east coast of Vancouver Island for several years. InI was appointed to the Board of the British Columbia Arts Council.

marked my latest move to the historic farming community of Black Creek—halfway between Courtenay/Comox and Campbell River. Vancouver Island is renowned for wild, untamed beaches that are an idyllic summer sanctuary, and a hub for storm-watching and surfing in the winter. In addition to its endless list of hiking, camping, and paddling adventures, the Island offers ample opportunities to unwind on its scenic golf courses and lush vineyards.

Vancouver, city, southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is the major urban centre of western Canada and the focus of one of the country’s most populous metropolitan regions.

Vancouver lies between Burrard Inlet (an arm of the Strait of Georgia) to the north and the Fraser River delta to the south, opposite Vancouver Island. Downtown is just the start of Vancouver. Walk or hop public transit and within minutes you'll be hanging with the locals in one of the city's diverse and distinctive mini-districts.

Whether discovering the independent boutiques of Main St or the coffee shops of Commercial Dr, the redbrick bars of Gastown or the heritage-house beachfronts of. Format: Paperback Award Winner and renound author John R.

Hinde describes the coal industry in Vancouver Island around the turn into the 20th century. He emphasizes the importance of class, ethnicity and gender in a time where capitalism and the owners controlled every aspect of life from room and board to rights, wages and by: 4.

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A large-scale planning map of Vancouver Island makes driving strategies easy, whether to the relatively sheltered east coast or the wild and rugged west coast. Complete with full-colour photos and maps, Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island is the only book of its kind and it will serve locals and tourists alike as an invaluable guide for lovers of.

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All books set in Vancouver Island on the global book map. We found 37 books set in Vancouver Island and 8 others set nearby. The 8th edition of our Vancouver Island Backroad Mapbook features extensive updates and upgrades from our last publication. These include the addition of private land, fish species, higher resolution for wildlife management units, enhanced and updated resource roads, cartographic symbol updates, multi-use trail and fish stocking charts and four /5(28).

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This unique and colourful guidebook sorts through all of the various possibilities and selects for the reader the very best day hikes on Vancouver Island, with locations throughout the. Vancouver Island is located in the Pacific Northwest, off the southwest coast of mainland British Columbia.

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Anny Scoones travels the length of Vancouver Island to explore the nooks and crannies of coastal communities, inland towns, and iconic places, sharing observations, musings, and tidbits about the region's fascinating and layered history.

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Whether it's an account of the chainsaw carving festival in Campbell River, a take on the giant gnome just. It is an unusual premise: a widow, five children (and sometimes a dog) on a 26 foot boat, travelling several long summers around the waters between Canada's mainland and Vancouver Island.

One reviewer has commented that the book is a little impersonal - and it is: neither the personalities of the writer, or her children come through, and the /5. This oceanside city (pop. ,) is the provincial capital of British Columbia. Victoria is located on the southern most tip of Vancouver Island making it the most southernly city on the west coast of Canada.

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