Sooke Basin
The Sooke Basin is part of the Sooke region, with its relative location east of Sooke Harbour, on the southwest side of Vancouver Island.
In 1790, Quimper applied the name “Puerto de Revilla Gigedo” to the basin, harbour, and inlet.1
  • 1. Sooke Basin, BC Geographical Names Information System.
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Quimper, Manuel

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Sooke Harbour

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The Colonial Despatches Team. Sooke Basin. 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.

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