Fitz Hugh Sound

FITZ HUGH SOUND is a narrow channel that connects QUEEN CHARLOTTE SOUND 65 km north to Fisher Channel, and lies between the Central Coast and CALVERT and HUNTER islands. It is part of the protected INSIDE PASSAGE route that carries ferries and CRUISE SHIPS along the coast. Named in 1786 by James Hanna, a FUR TRADE captain, it was surveyed by George VANCOUVER on his 1792–93 trip. At that time it was used by members of the HEILTSUK First Nation, who had village sites in the area. A LIGHTHOUSE...

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