Moresby Island
Moresby Island is located in the Gulf Islands group, off the southeastern coast of Vancouver Island. Like its bigger namesake of Moresby Island (Haida Gwaii), it was named after Rear Admiral Moresby.1
  • 1. Andrew Scott, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2009), 400.
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Gulf Islands

Moresby Island (Haida Gwaii)

Vancouver Island

The Colonial Despatches Team. Moresby 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/moresby_island.html.

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