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Estuaries of Canada - Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Victoria Harbour, Bras D'Or Lake, Miramichi Bay, Chantrey Inlet, Lake Melville, Hamilton Inlet (Paperback) Loot Price: R212
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Estuaries of Canada - Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Victoria Harbour, Bras D'Or Lake, Miramichi Bay, Chantrey Inlet, Lake Melville, Hamilton Inlet (Paperback)

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Chapters: Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Victoria Harbour, Bras D'or Lake, Miramichi Bay, Chantrey Inlet, Lake Melville, Hamilton Inlet. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 47. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Victoria Harbour (British Columbia) - Sternwheeler William Irving on left and sidewheeler George E. Starr on right, in the 1880sBefore European development the Coast Salish Songhees people lived in settlements to the east of the harbour and the Esquimalt people lived to the west of it. They cultivated camas root and other crops in meadows lined with cultivated Garry Oak trees along the harbour. Shell middens along the Gorge Waterway are evidence of human habitation dating back 4000 years. In the summer of 1790 Manuel Quimper, Gonzalo L pez de Haro, and Juan Carrasco aboard the Princesa Real explored the Juan de Fuca Strait where they claimed Esquimalt Harbour for Spain, naming it Puerto de C rdova. Watercolor painting of the southwest bastion of Fort Victoria with harbour to the left by Sarah Crease (wife of Henry), 8 September 1860In 1843 James Douglas led the effort to construct an outpost on Vancouver Island for the Hudson's Bay Company. He rejected Esquimalt Harbour due to dense tree growth and chose instead to site Fort Victoria overlooking the Victoria Harbour (at a location that is about 1 block east of today's Wharf Street). On 11 March 1850 HMS Driver was docked in the harbour to witness Richard Blanshard assume the Governorship of the newly formed Colony of Vancouver Island and issued a seventeen gun salute. In 1852 sailors from the British naval ship HMS Thetis built a trail through the forest linking the Esquimalt Harbour with Victoria Harbour and Fort Victoria. The trail would eventually be paved and is now known as Old Esquimalt Road (it runs parallel to and just north...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=12719703

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-66962-5
Barcode: 9781155669625
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LSN: 1-155-66962-2

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