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The romance of historic names in Vancouver Harbour, Howe Sound, and Jervis Inlet

S. C. Heal

The romance of historic names in Vancouver Harbour, Howe Sound, and Jervis Inlet

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Published by Cordillera Books in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Harbour.,
  • Names, Geographical -- British Columbia -- Howe Sound.,
  • Names, Geographical -- British Columbia -- Jervis Inlet.,
  • Vancouver Harbour (B.C.) -- History.,
  • Howe Sound (B.C.) -- History.,
  • Jervis Inlet (B.C.) -- History.,
  • Vancouver Region (B.C.) -- History, Local.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 81) and index.

    StatementS.C. Heal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1089.5.V22 H43 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17164611M
    ISBN 101895590345
    LC Control Number2007367388
    OCLC/WorldCa67859882


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The romance of historic names in Vancouver Harbour, Howe Sound, and Jervis Inlet by S. C. Heal Download PDF EPUB FB2

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During this survey, Vancouver explored Burrard Inlet, Howe Sound, the length of the Sunshine Coast up to Pender Harbour, and Jervis Inlet to the end of Queens Reach. He traveled over km in the process. Vancouver first entered the waters off the Sunshine Coast in the afternoon of June The Romance of Historic Names In Vancouver Harbour, Howe Sound and Jervis Inlet.

Vancouver: Cordillera Books, 86 p. Hill, Charles C., Johanne Lamoureux, and Ian M. Thom. Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada; Vancouver: Douglas and McIntyre, p. The names Howe Sound and Jervis Inlet themselves came from George Vancouver.

See The Howe Sound of Historic Names by S.C. Heal (Cordillera Books, ) for a concise summary of the stories behind many of the names used in these areas. Large-Scale Chart of Pender Harbour ( manuscript) (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office).

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What they were doing at the time was running loggers from Vancouver up into Howe Sound and to Jervis Inlet and it was on one of the return trips that they wreck It is always a bit of a rumor that somebody had been put on the boat to sabotage it because at that time they were running opposition to Union Steam Ships.

Cape St. Vincent in (in Jervis Inlet). The names Howe Sound and Jervis Inlet themselves came from George Van-couver. See The Romance of Historic Names by S.C. Heal (Cordillera Books, ) for a concise summary of the stories behind many of the names used in these areas.

The admiraltys Hydrographic Of- ce published a printed chart based on. – The Romance of Historic Names: In Vancouver Harbour, Howe Sound and Jervis Inlet – Ferries West: A West Coast Photo Album (WCMS#7) – Stand By, Let ’Er Go: The Gillnetter Years: The Memoirs of a Commercial Fisherman (with Robert Karliner) [BCBW ] by Alan Twigg.

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Green lettering on a blue pictorial spine, white and green lettering on the pictorial front cover. A fine copy of this description of historic names in the Vancouver Harbour, Howe Sound and Jarvis Inlet Howe Sound.

Illustrated with a few b/w photographs. Signed on the title page by the author. Size: x Signed. Place Names British Columbia. It is the present day main harbour area of the City of Vancouver beyond Stanley Park.

He surveyed Howe Sound and Jervis Inlet over the next nine days. Then, on his 35th birthday on 22 Junehe returned to Point Grey, the present-day location of the University of British Columbia.

Names can act as daily reminders of a colonial presence. To unsettle Settler origin stories, we strive to reveal the legacy of (dis)possession rooted in naming. As case studies, we consider the attribution of the name Salish Sea, the naming of the Straits of Juan de Fuca and Georgia, and the delineation of national boundaries during the San Juan Water Boundary Dispute.

The older autograph book holds many signatures from young members of local pioneer families, names such as Soames, Inglis, Hinsta, Winegarden, and Chamberlin. It is fascinating to witness the unfiltered humour of past generations. There are many sweet sentiments in these books; however, there are just as many witty and slightly crude remarks.

The Second Narrows Bridge: spanning Burrard Inlet - Port of Vancouver, British Columbia. Booklet which commemorated the official opening of the bridge on Saturday, November 7, Photographs and illustrations included. Swan, Andrew Don. Vancouver Harbour, B.C. (Canada). & Co.

Report of C.D. Howe & Co. of Port Arthur, Ontario on facilities for grain shipments and elevator sites on the Fraser River and Burrard Inlet, British Columbia. Arguments for and against the Fraser River as the logical location for the Canadian National Railway grain terminals. MacDonald is responsible for designating most of the current place names in the Jervis and Princess Louisa Inlet areas.

Mac was a dedicated loafer and actually wrote a creed on the art of creative relaxation, which says, in part: "The world needs ten million full-time, thinking loafers dedicated to the purpose of bringing this cockeyed life.

Downtown Vancouver. Downtown is Vancouver's primary business district, houses many arts, entertainment, and sports venues, and is close to several vibrant residential communities. A peninsula, Downtown is bounded by Burrard Inlet on the north, False Creek and the popular district of.

Staff at the Vancouver Aquarium are scratching their heads over what is causing thousands of sunflower starfish to die in the waters of Vancouver Harbour and Howe Sound.

Oct 3, Advertisement. Romance of Historic Names in Vancouver Harbour, Howe Sound, and Jervis Inlet British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast is a sublimely scenic kilometre stretch of waterfront between Howe Sound and Desolation Sound, reached by a minute ferry ride from West Vancouver. Join Howard White, award-winning humorist and lifelong coast denizen, on a guided tour from Gibsons, where the long-running TV series The Beachcombers was.

The Strait of Juan de Fuca (officially named Juan de Fuca Strait in Canada) is a body of water about 96 miles (83 nmi; km) long that is the Salish Sea's outlet to the Pacific international boundary between Canada and the United States runs down the centre of the Strait.

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From. Sunshine Coast and Vancouver: Boating in this region takes you along the mainland of British Columbia from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound. The Sunshine Coast, has one of the highest totals of sunshine in Canada, as the name beaches, mountains, inlets and waterfalls make sailing and exploring this region fun.

Previous owner's name on title page. Many b/w photos and illustrations. 62, [3] pp. 10" x 8". Covers the early explorers and traders, early settlers, the native, indigenous First Peoples, steamships, whaling, the development of the fishing, logging, and mining industries, roads, schools, and some details of several small localities (Beaver Cove.

Linguists later applied the name to related languages in the Pacific Northwest. Juan de Fuca () was probably the first white man to visit the country inhabited by Salish people. Later British and American vessels came to trade, the most notable expedition being that of George Vancouver (), whose name became attached to Vancouver Island.

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Nootka Sound is a complex inlet or sound of the Pacific Ocean on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island, in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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Ballet Bay and Hardy Island Marine Park are popular stops at the mouth of Jervis Inlet On your way back the Harmony Islands offer a set of glorious anchorages.

See a selection of Sunshine Coast anchorages. At the top of the Sunshine Coast and Salish Sea is world-famous Desolation Sound, with its. Vancouver (i /vænˈkuːvər/) is a coastal seaport city in Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.

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[3] Located in Howe Sound, Bowen Island is approximately 6 kilometres ( mi) wide by 12 kilometres ( mi) long, with the island at its closest point about 3 kilometres. Black Ball then brought her up to when they pioneered HSB-DPB, Howe Sound and Jervis Inlet services after their extensive Washington state opperations were bought by the newly formed, government owned Washington State Ferries.

It's interesting to Note that the "Smokey" was the last steam-engined ferry on the North American west coast.