Category Archives: Northern Gulf Islands

Nanaimo from above

Looking down on Nanaimo from my lofty vantage point Previously I had been across the harbour and up the hill above Vancouver Island University, looking down on Nanaimo from a lofty vantage point, shooting the view on a snowy day. … Continue reading

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Arbutus Bay

A Baynes Sound view of Denman Island and the Chrome Island Lighthouse Related Posts:Denman – Boyle PointChrome Island lightChrome IslandChrome Island

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Nanaimo views – Coast Mountains

Nanaimo on a clear winter day, looking over Newcastle Island, across Georgia Strait toward the Sunshine Coast and the Coast Mountains. Related Posts:Nanaimo views – a snowy dayAcross the strait – Piper’s LagoonA west coast winterAmis Ace

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Discovery Passage

A totem pole looking across Discovery Passage to Quadra Island – Campbell River Related Posts:G StarCampbell River – Discovery PassageBC Ferries Campbell RiverPowell River Queen – not your normal view

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Alert Bay Totem

Totem poles at the ‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island Related Posts:Alert Bay Namgis Burial GroundsAlert Bay TotemAlert Bay totem poleAlert Bay – a bit of art

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Alert Bay Totem

A totem pole at the ‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island Related Posts:Alert Bay TotemAlert Bay Namgis Burial GroundsAlert Bay totem poleAlert Bay – a bit of art

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Pulteney Point

Pulteney Point on Malcolm Island – Queen Charlotte Strait Related Posts:Pulteney Point LighthouseMalcolm Island – just an outhouseQueens in the straitAlert Bay – a bit of art

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Pulteney Point Lighthouse

Pulteney Point, a barren sand spit on the southwest corner of Malcolm Island, marks the separation of Broughton and Queen Charlotte Straits. Built in 1943, the current Pulteney Point Lighthouse replaced a combination lighthouse-dwelling that was established in 1905. The … Continue reading

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Malcolm Island – just an outhouse

An outhouse at Pulteney Point on Malcolm Island Related Posts:Quadra Queen IIMayne Island – Georgina PointMayne Island – Georgina PointMayne Island – Georgina Point life boat

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Baynes Sound fog

Fog hugging Denman Island on a foggy west coast fall day Related Posts:A foggy day – Baynes SoundBC Ferries – Denman WestBuckley BayA bit of Denman

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