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2 edition of first circumnavigation of Vancouver Island found in the catalog.

first circumnavigation of Vancouver Island

Charles Frederic Newcombe

first circumnavigation of Vancouver Island

by Charles Frederic Newcombe

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Published by Printed by W.H. Cullin in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vancouver Island (B.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Vancouver, George, 1757-1798.,
    • Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C.F. Newcombe ... Printed by authority of the Legislative Assembly.
      Series[British Columbia. Provincial Archives Dept.] Archives of British Columbia. Memoir, no. I
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1086 .B86 no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p.
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6577753M
      LC Control Number15013822
      OCLC/WorldCa4406299

      Vancouver Island and Puget Sound This page claims: "In addition to making the first European circumnavigation of Vancouver Island and exploring Puget Sound, the expedition " According to the book Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest: Maps of exploration and Discovery by Derek Hayes, it was Dionisio Alcalá Galiano and crew who first.   From June 28 to Aug , we took the boat on a counterclockwise circumnavigation of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We went north up the Strait of Georgia with stops in Snug Cove on Bowen Island, Pender Harbour, and Lund.

        When Don Lockwood, the owner of Comox Valley Kayaks, a fine kayaking emporium stuffed with goodies, learned of my plan for a solo circumnavigation of Vancouver Island (I did not imagine I would find anyone willing to join me) he put me in touch with Doug Taylor. We met, gelled, and the trip was on. We leave on May 4th, weather permitting. West Coast Circumnavigators’ List Latest addition Van Ommen, Jack / Gig Harbor, WA / / Naja 30 / Fleetwood Latest addition Reeves, Randall/ San Francisco / years /ft aluminum sloop / Moli For many years, Latitude 38 magazine has kept the official roster of West Coast Circumnavigators. Our current list of West Coast circumnavigators is posted below,.

      15 days, 11 hours and 47 minutes after starting the circumnavigation around Vancouver Island was complete, and I had broken the previous record by a day. It . In , Charles Kingsford Smith completed the first circumnavigation by monoplane and first "true" circumnavigation (crossing equator) by air, in a journey spanning two years in all. In , Wolfgang von Gronau made the first aerial circumnavigation by flying boat in a twin-engine Dornier seaplane, Gronland-Wal D, in nearly four months.


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