Desolation Sound

DESOLATION SOUND is a network of inlets and passages on the coast 30 km north of POWELL RIVER. Capt George VANCOUVER visited the area in July 1792 and named it for what he believed was its dreary aspect and lack of food resources. Modern boaters and SEA KAYAKERS disagree; they flock to the sound each summer to enjoy its protected waters and spectacular scenery. The area is accessible by boat and by car to Okeover Arm. Desolation Sound Provincial Marine Park, BC's largest MARINE PARK, comprises...

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