Queen Charlotte Islands

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Queen Char·lotte Islands

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An archipelago off the western coast of British Columbia, Canada, south of the Alexander Archipelago. It is separated from Vancouver Island to the southeast by Queen Charlotte Sound, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean.

Queen Charlotte Islands

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(Placename) a group of about 150 islands off the W coast of Canada: part of British Columbia. Pop: about 6000 (latest est). Area: 9596 sq km (3705 sq miles)

Queen′ Char′lotte Is′lands


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a group of islands in British Columbia off the W coast of Canada. 4500; 3970 sq. mi. (10,280 sq. km).
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The revised Places of Refuge Contingency Plan for the Pacific Region includes a new Annex that identifies potential places of refuge around Haida Gwaii.
Located on the southern end of Graham Island, the village is one of the starting-points for chartered tours into the Gwaii Haanas, a protected area comprising 138 of the more than 150 islands that make up the Haida Gwaii archipelago.
She has produced 2 short films, Throwing Cotton, funded by the NSI Drama Prize, & We Are Here, shot in Haida Gwaii, BC.
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We learned that, yes, Aboriginal elders gave out advice, but at crucial times they also took action--even putting their bodies on the line to prevent the clear cut logging on Haida Gwaii in the 1980s and 90s.
Later they will tour the Haida Heritage Centre, officially open the Haida Gwaii Hospital and Care Centre and end the day by taking a boat fishing trip.
The 1st and 2nd specimens of Scopelosaurus adleri (Notosudidae) in British Columbia, originally identified as Scopelosaurus harryi, were caught off Haida Gwaii (Taylor 1967), and a 3rd specimen was caught southwest of Vancouver Island (Peden 1974).
If you'd like to follow in Royal footsteps, Cox & Kings have a range of holidays from a Haida Gwaii Cruise to a Polar Bear Safari.
Aun no se ha hecho publico si les acompanaran los principes George y Carlota, pues el nino vuelve al cole y Carlota, de ano y medio, tendria que afrontar una intensa agenda, pues sus padres estaran en Vancouver, Victoria, Bella Bella y Haida Gwaii, y en Yukon, donde iran a Whitehorse y a Carcross.
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How else would she have ever visited Haida Gwaii, Newfoundland or Japan?