Burrows Island
Burrows Island is located on the eastern side of Rosario Strait in Washington State waters. Its European name was given during the Wilkes Expedition of 1841 after Lieutenant William Burrows.1
  • 1. Lynn Middleton, Place Names of the Pacific Northwest Coast (Victoria: Elldee Publishing, 1969), 31.
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Wilkes, Charles

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Rosario Strait

The Colonial Despatches Team. Burrows Island. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/burrows.html.

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