Mansons Landing / Cortes Island

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Mansons Landing, BC (Nearby: Cortes Bay, Whaletown, Squirrel Cove, Seaford, Read Island)

  • Cortes Island
  • Mansons Landing

798 Beasley Rd
Mansons Landing, British Columbia
V0P 1K0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • This and Hernando Island to the south were named in 1792 by Galiano after Hernando Cortes, the conqueror of Mexico.
  • Mansons Landing - After Michael Manson, a Shetland Islander who, with his brother John, maintained a trading post here from 1887 to 1895. Later he represented the Comox riding in Victoria.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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