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The mysterious dome

The mysterious dome… You may have noticed this large dome-shaped structure if you drive Highway 19 north of Campbell River – I have, and I was really curious as to what it is used for. After a bit of research, … Continue reading

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A pair of shells

A pair of Bittium eschrichtii shells from the beach near Buckley Bay Also known as Threaded bittium, Eschricht’s bittium, Screw snail, Giant Pacific coast bittium, and Threaded horn shell, these are homes prized by small hermit crabs. I don’t always … Continue reading

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Hoar frost

I was pretty sure that this this fallen branch of a tree was covered in Hoar Frost, but being the inquisitive type that I am, I did a bit of checking. Yup – Hoar Frost. Hoar Frost – Fanny Bay … Continue reading

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Perrey’s Beach

Perrey’s Beach is at the end of Seacliffe Road, between Bates Beach and Seal Bay. The beach offers great views of Georgia Straight, and has numerous tide pools at low tide. The beach was named after Dick Perrey, one of … Continue reading

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