Burrard Inlet

Burrard Inlet is a relatively shallow-sided coastal fjord in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Formed during the last Ice Age, it separates the City of Vancouver and the rest of the low-lying Burrard Peninsula (to the south) from the slopes of the North Shore Mountains, home to the communities of West Vancouver and the City and District of North Vancouver.

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Burrard Inlet - The Port of Vancouver
... Protected from the open ocean, the calm waters of Burrard Inlet form Vancouver's primary port area, an excellent one for large oceangoing ships ... Freighters waiting to load or discharge cargoes in the inlet often anchor in English Bay, which lies south of the mouth of the inlet and is separated from it by Vancouver's downtown ... On the main inlet, a few park areas remain forested as they were centuries ago, but the steep slopes of Indian Arm are so impassable that most have seen no development, despite ...
History Of Vancouver - Early Growth
... Lumbering was the early industry along Burrard Inlet, now the site of Vancouver's seaport ... In 1867, the first sawmill on the south shore of Burrard Inlet, Stamp's Mill, began producing lumber at what is now the foot of Dunlevy Avenue in Vancouver ... - mostly Scandinavians and Nootkas - who were also brought to the inlet to help with the local whaling industry ...
Squamish History - Stories - First Contact With Europeans: 1791-1820
... Along the Burrard Inlet, where numerous villages existed, Spanish Captain Jose Maria Narvaez was the first European to explore this area in 1791 ... George Vancouver (1757–1798) met the Spanish expedition in Burrard Inlet ... Captain Vancouver had this to say about the residents of the Burrard Inlet “ Here we met about fifty Indian's, in their canoes, who conducted themselves with the ...
Capilano River
... flows from north to south through the Coast Mountains on Vancouver's North Shore and empties into Burrard Inlet, opposite Stanley Park ... River deposited large amounts of sediment into the Burrard Inlet ... to remove this sediment build-up in order to keep the Burrard Inlet open for ship traffic ...

Famous quotes containing the word inlet:

    As for the inlet or outlet of Walden, I have not yet discovered any but rain and snow and evaporation, though perhaps, with a thermometer and a line, such places may be found.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)