Spanish voyage to Vancouver and the north-west coast of America being the narrative of the voyage made in the year 1792 by the schooners Sutil and Mexicana to explore the Strait of Fuca. Translated from the Spanish with an introd. by JosГ© Espinosa y Tello

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Subjects:

  • Nootka Indians,
  • Northwest Passage,
  • Northwest Coast of North America.,
  • British Columbia -- Description and travel,
  • Vancouver Island (B.C.)

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Statementby Cecil Jane.
ContributionsJane, Lionel Cecil, 1879-1932, Penzer, N. M. 1892-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 142, [1] p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20182401M

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InSpain and Britain came close to war over the Nootka Crisis, ownership of the Nootka Sound on contemporary Vancouver Island, and of greater importance, the right to colonise and settle the Pacific Northwest the first Nootka Convention ended the crisis inVancouver.

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