Bowen Island Ecological Reserve
Ecological Reserve

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Bowen Island, BC (Nearby: Mount Gardner, Cowans Point, Gleneagles, Whytecliff, Bowen Bay)

209 - 944 DORMAN RD
Bowen Island, British Columbia
V0N 1G0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

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  • After Rear-Admiral James Bowen (1751-1835). He was master of HMS Queen Charlotte, flagship of Lord Howe during the British naval victory known as 'The Gloridus First of June,' 1794.
  • Named by Captain Richards in 1860. Back in 1791 the Spanish explorer Narvaez had named this island and the one to the west 'the isles of Apodaca,' after Sebastian Ruiz de Apodaca, a Spanish naval official.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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