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Explorations in Jarvis Inlet and Desolation Sound, British Columbia

William Downie

Explorations in Jarvis Inlet and Desolation Sound, British Columbia

by William Downie

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Columbia -- Description and travel,
  • Queen Charlotte Islands (B.C.) -- Discovery and exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Downie.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 18050
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (8 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18785434M
    ISBN 100665180500

    Celebrated as one of the world’s most beautiful and serene boating locations, it’s fair to say Desolation Sound in British Columbia bears no resemblance to its unappealing name. But that was the assessment of British Naval officer Captain George Vancouver when he arrived in a particularly dreary spell of weather in the late s. Access from Vancouver to Sunshine Coast is primarily by BC ferry out of Horseshoe Bay leaves every 2 hours and it is a minute ferry ride to Langdale on the Sunshine Coast (Sechelt Peninsula). First ferry leaves Horseshoe Bay at AM and the last ferry leaves Langdale at PM. Cost is $/$(adult/child) in peak season; cars are $

    Follow the route established by Captain George Vancouver on the Salish Seas and Desolation Sound, one of the richest coastal marine environments on Earth. Cruise aboard an intimate, all-inclusive vessel with nightly on shore accommodation in Homfray Lodge and other ocean-side eco-lodges and resorts deep within the British Columbia coastal wilderness. From intimate coastal cruising to Grizzly. This historic waterfront site is Powell River Sea Kayak’s private stage for kayak tours into Desolation Sound, a premier destination for British Columbia kayak tours! From Vancouver, Powell River is a relatively easy 5 hour drive and ferry sailings north along British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast.

      Nautical Charts for Southern British Columbia For information on charts for Southern British Columbia produced by Canadian Hydrographic Service, click an area of the index below, or see our price list to order. Digital Charts on CD-ROM are also available for this region. If you do not see what you are looking for, please feel free to ask us. Desolation Sound, Okeover Inlet, and the village of Lund are often referred to as ‘the end of the road’ on the mainland coast of British Columbia. At the terminus for Highway north from Vancouver, it is indeed a remote and adventurous place!


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Explorations in Jarvis Inlet and Desolation Sound, British Columbia by William Downie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Routes to British British Columbia book — Agricultural Resources of British Columbia and Vancouver Island — Natural History — Land System — Roads, Climate, &c. Chapter XIV. Mineral wealth of British Columbia, Summary of — Conclusion. APPENDIX. Explorations in Jervis Inlet and Desolation Sound, British Columbia By Mr.

William Downie. Get this from a library. Explorations in Jarvis Inlet and Desolation Sound, British Columbia. [William Downie]. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Downie, William, Explorations in Jarvis Inlet and Desolation Sound, British Columbia.

[Place of publication not identified]:. I n this book, the emphasis is on winter explorations from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound. Snowshoe adventures, hiking, and off-road explorations via ATV.

Winter life in coastal BC, focusing on Powell Lake, receives emphasis in this companion volume, third in the series. An ideal book for visitors to the Winter Olympics. Powell River Books: Coastal British Columbia stories of boating, hiking, and life off the grid from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound.

Powell River Books Coastal British Columbia Stories Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound -- Canada at its Best. This was our second trip with Beyond the Road Adventures, the first a day sail and this latest, the 4 day Desolation Sound Exploration.

Again good, kind and caring service from owners Joannie and Ted.5/ TripAdvisor reviews. Desolation Sound sits at the northern end of British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. The tiny hamlet of Lund is an ideal staging area for Desolation Sound. Although Lund is located only 95 miles ( km) north of Vancouver, it takes five hours (including two BC Ferries’ rides) to get there.

Cabana Desolation Eco Resort is located 8 nautical miles from Powell River Sea Kayak’s private location on Okeover Inlet. One the first day, guests will enjoy a comfortable day paddle through Okeover and Malaspina Inlets before crossing over to Kinghorn Island in Desolation Sound.

CHS Chartbook - Jervis Inlet & Desolation Sound and Adjacent Waterways Spiralbound chartbook covering Desolation Sound and Jervis Inlet, including Toba Inlet, Bute Inlet, and Discovery Passage.

Canadian nautical chart number is actually a oversized chart book with 29 pages of nautical charts & 14 informational pages. Coverage: the Jervis Inlet & Desolation. Desolation Sound Resort Travel Deals - Currently not available.

Sunshine Coast’s #1 Wilderness Resort is located on the tranquil shores in Okeover Inlet. Truly unique cozy west coast style chalets and cabins with a private balcony, all Oceanfront cabins and chalets at the gateway to Wildly Beautiful Desolation Sound are facing the ocean.

Rich in natural & human history, the story of Desolation Sound, British Columbia is an intriguing mix of ancient culture, discovery, exploration & solitude First Impressions When Captain George Vancouver pulled anchor and sailed away from what is now Teakerne Arm in June ofhe had this to say about the area he had just spent the better.

Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of quadding, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas where people are isolated from the bustle of the surrounding world.

Stories for the stout of heart and those who crave wilderness adventure. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Main.'. Jervis Inlet Has a Maximum Depth of 2, ft – We untied our lines from our slip at Pender Harbour at a.m.

to start our mile trek up Jervis Inlet fjord. Timing for this trip needs to be well-thoughtout ahead. It’s important to time our arrival at Malibu Rapids, the mouth of Princess Louisa Inlet, at slack tide.

Premier Listings for the Coastal Inlets Coastal Inlets on the Mainland British Columbia The remote and rugged coastline of British Columbia is indented with stunning fjord-like inlets that cut deep into the Coast Mountains of the BC mainland north of Vancouver.

The inlets fall under various regions of the province, but they are. these are excellent quality nautical charts for Canadian waters with some crossover to the Puget Sound waterways. We stock Canada nautical charts mainly for the Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island, Desolation Sound, the Broken Group and other places in British Columbia.

How to get to Desolation Sound, British Columbia. Desolation Sound is located at the top of British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. A minimum of two ferries are needed to get here from the BC mainland. Powell River is the last major refuelling place for groceries and other paddling supplies.

Exploring the South Coast of British Columbia: Gulf Islands and Desolation Sound to Port Hardy and Blunden Harbour. Jervis Inlet & Desolation Sound and Adjacent Waterways / et Les Voies Navigables Adjacentes: Chart / Carte Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances. in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea, and lifestyles focus on self-reliance and a different sense of purpose.

And now a new genre added to our product line - science fiction novels Website updated July 1, Aug Author's Wife: Floating Garden - CBC Radio -   Desolation Sound is a deep-water sound located at the northern end of the Salish Sea and the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.

Boasting some of the warmest waters on Pacific coast as well as pristine wilderness rainforest with spectacular fjords, towering mountains and. Jervis Inlet and Princess Louisa Inlet. Jervis Inlet, like most fjords, is narrow and steep-walled.

It is 30 NM long, with Princess Louisa 25 NM from its mouth. The steep, colourful walls, numerous waterfalls (post-rain) and the towering, snow-clad peaks provide the. - Explore Pat's board "Desolation Sound" on Pinterest. See more ideas about British columbia, Vancouver city, Adventure pins.

Destinations: Desolation Sound, British Columbia Susan Nerberg | October 30th, Legend has it that when Captain George Vancouver first commandeered his ship into the northern reaches of British Columbia’s Inside passage back inhe decided to name the collection of deep, narrow channels Desolation Sound.About this Item: Powell River Books, United States, Paperback.

Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of all-terrain vehicle exploration, hiking, and survival.