Portland Inlet

PORTLAND INLET is the third-longest of the many FJORDS that indent the BC coast. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and glaciers, it extends north out of DIXON ENTRANCE 100 km to the town of STEWART at its top end. The lower reaches of the passage are known as Portland Inlet. At the top of Pearse Island it divides: the narrow channel to the west continues as Portland Canal; the channel to the east is OBSERVATORY INLET. The canal forms the southern border between BC and Alaska. The inlet has long...

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