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R. Windsor Liscombe

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Canadian city in the province of British Columbia. It is situated to the east of Vancouver Island and linked by the Strait of Georgia to the Pacific Ocean. The third largest city in Canada, it is the leading commercial and cultural centre in the west of the country. Its site was discovered by Captain George Vancouver, of the British Navy, in 1792. Permanent European settlement dates from the 1860s, when logging camps became the villages

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