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Exploring Vancouver Island"s west coast

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Published by Fine Edge Productions in Anacortes, WA .
Written in English

  • British Columbia,
  • Vancouver Island.,
  • Vancouver Island
    • Subjects:
    • Pilot guides -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island.,
    • Yachting -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 319) and index.

      Other titlesVancouver Island"s west coast
      Statementby Don Douglass & Réanne Hemingway-Douglass.
      ContributionsHemingway-Douglass, Réanne, 1933-
      LC ClassificationsVK946 .D68 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination323 p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL31196M
      ISBN 10093866557X
      LC Control Number99011366

        Book Description. Nestled in the Strait of Georgia between British Columbia’s mainland and Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands are a hiker’s paradise, each boasting an eclectic character and an array of flora and fauna unique to the temperate climate of the southern West Coast of Canada.

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