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Parksville, British Columbia

By Robin Pollock

Vancouver Island The island is 290 Miles long and over 60 miles wide, it's huge. An early explorer seeking a way to the Pacific and having found a route through the Rockies looked down to where Vancouver now stands. He saw the Straits of Georgia with the Island behind and assumed that he was looking at a lake and that the mainland continued as far as the eye could see. Exhausted and ...

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