Category Archives: CFB Esquimalt

Geodetic Benchmarks

Canadian Benchmarks include several types of permanently fixed survey markers, monuments or other devices that are used for taking accurate measurements within Canada. In fancy terms, the benchmarks are the Official Horizontal Datums for Georeferencing Legal Surveys. British Columbia Survey … Continue reading

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The old and the new – Work Point

A bit of Work Point at night. Standing in front of the building #1020, the administration building # 1020, built in 1918, and across the old parade square from building #1372, the new accommodations complex, the Admiral Sir Charles E. … Continue reading

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Cruise ships at night

Three in a row at Ogden Point – Victoria Cruise Ship Terminal And viewed across the harbour from Work Point – CFB Esquimalt

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Work Point – C Battery

There is an amazing and ever changing view of Ogden Point and Camel Point across from Work Point, a former home of the Canadian Army, and now part of CFB Esquimalt. In 1888 the Dominion Government formed C Battery, Canadian … Continue reading

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Work Point deer

I was not alone during an early morning walk at behind the old Headquarters building at Work Point – bucks, does and fawns having their breakfast in the rain.

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