Gabriola Passage

GABRIOLA PASSAGE  () , between GABRIOLA and VALDES islands east of NANAIMO, is the smallest of 3 main passages leading from GEORGIA STRAIT into the calmer inner waters of the GULF ISLANDS (PORLIER PASS and ACTIVE PASS are the others). Tidal currents run up to 8 knots through the channel. Drumbeg Provincial PARK (20 ha) is on the south end of Gabriola Island; at the entrance to Degnen Bay there is a unique petroglyph etched in the rock (see...

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