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Colquitz / Colquitz River / Portage Inlet

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Victoria, BC (Nearby: Colquitz, Strawberry Vale, Marigold, Royal Oak, Beaver Lake)

  • Colquitz River
  • Portage Inlet

4256-4228 Carey Rd
Victoria, British Columbia
V8Z 6P9

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • Colquitz from the Straits Salish word meaning 'waterfall.'
  • Portage Inlet - For centuries there was an Indian trail across the strip of land between Thetis Cove and Portage Inlet.
  • After the naval base was founded at Esquimalt, Royal Navy men wanting to visit Fort Victoria would sometimes follow the Indian example and portage their ships' boats across here when the sea was running high in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Beaver Lake, 4km
  • Maltby Lake, 3km
  • Prospect Lake, 4km
  • Swan Lake, 4km
  • Elk Lake, 5km
  • Prior Lake, 4km
  • Pike Lake, 4km
  • Eagles Lake, 4km
  • Thetis Lake, 4km
  • Blenkinsop Lake, 4km
  • Killarney Lake, 6km
  • McKenzie Lake, 5km
  • Mount Douglas, 5km
  • Fizzle Lake, 6km
  • Fork Lake, 6km
  • Mount Work, 7km
  • Colwood Lake, 7km
  • Goodacre Lake, 8km
  • Quarry Lake, 9km
  • Durrance Lake, 8km
  • Teanook Lake, 7km
  • Mitchell Lake, 7km
  • Second Lake, 8km
  • Mount Tolmie, 7km
  • Third Lake, 8km
  • Matson Lake, 7km
  • Florence Lake, 8km
  • Pease Lake, 9km
  • Miniskirt, 8km
  • Glen Lake, 9km
  • Skirt Mountain, 9km
  • Holmes Peak, 9km
  • Langford Lake, 9km
  • Mount Finlayson, 9km
  • Mount Newton, 15km
  • Metchosin Mountain, 13km
  • Mount Wells, 11km
  • Centre Mountain, 12km
  • Mount McDonald, 12km
  • Wrigglesworth Lake, 12km
  • Mount Jeffrey, 15km
  • Mount Helmcken, 14km
  • Mount Blinkhorn, 16km
  • Spectacle Lake, 16km
  • Mount Braden, 14km
  • Blinkhorn Lake, 16km
  • Devereux Lake, 15km
  • Oliphant Lake, 17km
  • Stebbings Lake, 16km
  • Lubbe Lake, 15km