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Pulteney Point

Pulteney Point on Malcolm Island – Queen Charlotte Strait

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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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Orcas in the pass

I was listening to a really great presentation by Parks Canada as the Spirit of Vancouver Island headed toward Active Pass when the captain announced that there was a pod of orcas on the port side of the ferry. Awesome… … Continue reading

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