The University of Victoria (UV) is simultaneously developing a complementary shallow-water test bed--known as the Victoria Experimental Network Under the Sea (VENUS)--in the Strait of Georgia
and Saanich Inlet between Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.
Ophiurans from the Gulf of Panama, California, and the Strait of Georgia
Extending from the Strait of Georgia
to east of Hope, and from the United States border to 1,000 kilometres north, the presbytery contains Vancouver's downtown Eastside, arguably the most poverty-stricken, crime-ridden community in Canada, and British Columbia's Bible belt in the Fraser Valley.
With the hulking slopes of the Coast Mountains at its back, the city faces the Strait of Georgia
, looking across to the Gulf Islands and beyond to the peaks that form the backbone of Vancouver Island.
In Island Timber individual chapters describe all aspects of the logging process in the highlead era, from cruising the timber and building logging railways, to falling and bucking the timber, yarding the logs to seaside, and finally transporting log booms across the Strait of Georgia
to the mill on the mainland.
The setting is unique, overlooking the Strait of Georgia
, Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains.
shoreline, a 16-inch pipeline will travel approximately 41 miles underwater across the Strait of Georgia
, through Boundary Pass and the Satellite Channel, in water depths of up to 1,050 feet, to a landfall near Hatch Point on Vancouver Island.
Okal draws parallels between Papua New Guinea and the Strait of Georgia
, which runs between Vancouver Island and the mainland.
To explore further afield, ferries go to the many beautiful little islands dotted around the Strait of Georgia
and also across to 300-mile-long Vancouver island which has BC's capital, Victoria, on its southern tip.
Population declines of Pelagic Cormorants (Phalacrocorax pelagicus) and Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax nuritus) were reported in the Strait of Georgia
, British Columbia, between 1987 and 2000 (Chatwin and others 2002).
The crew noticed increased vibrations and elected to dump fuel in the Strait of Georgia
and return to the airport.