Holberg / San Josef Bay / Sea Otter Cove

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Holberg, BC (Nearby: Elephant Crossing, Winter Harbour, Shushartie, Mahatta River, Quatsino)

  • Holberg
  • San Josef Bay
  • Sea Otter Cove

1 Sea View Dr.
Holberg, British Columbia
V0N 1Z0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • Holberg - Danish settlers who came here in 1895 named their settlement after Baron Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754), the distinguished Danish historian and dramatist. Holberg was the first writer to use Danish as a literary language.
  • San Josef Bay - Apparently unaware that in 1786 Captain Hanna had named this St. Patrick's Bay, Francisco de Eliza gave it its present name in 1791.
  • Sea Otter Cove - This is the sea otter Harbour that Captain James Hanna named in 1786 after his ship Sea Otter.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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