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Saturna (Vancouver Island)
1. Saturna / Lyall Harbour / Narvaez Bay / Plumper Sound / Samuel Island / Saturna Island / Tumbo Island Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Lyall Harbour - After Dr. David Lyall, surgeon on HM survey ship Plumper, 1857-9.
  2. Saturna Island 7 - Leave a Public Review
3. Bedwell Harbour (Pender Island, 6km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
After Edward Parker Bedwell, second master on HMS Plumper (1857-60). He was promoted to master in 1860 and subsequently served on HMS Hecate.
  4. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada (Pender Island, 6km) - Leave a Public Review
  5. Hope Bay (Pender Island, 6km) - Leave a Public Review
  6. Otter Bay (Pender Island, 6km) - Leave a Public Review
7. Pender Island / Hope Bay (Pender Island, 6km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Hope Bay - After Rutherford Hope, who settled on the island around 1880.
  8. Pender Island 8 (Pender Island, 6km) - Leave a Public Review
9. Port Washington (Pender Island, 6km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Port Washington - After Washington Grimmer (1851-1930), a native of London, England, who was the first postmaster on the island.
  10. Réserve de parc national du Canada des Îles-Gulf (Pender Island, 6km) - Leave a Public Review
11. Thetis Island (Pender Island, 6km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Thetis Island - After HMS Thetis, a thirty-sixgun frigate on the Pacific Station 1851-3. Several features in Esquimalt harbour are named after the ship, as is, presumably, Thetis Lake near Victoria. (See also Kuper Island.)
12. Mayne Island / Bennett Bay / Campbell Bay / Georgina Bay / Helen Point / Miners Bay / Prevost Island (Mayne Island, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Bennett Bay named after Thomas and Alice Bennett, who settled here about 1879. Weary after a long journey from Scotland, Mrs. Bennett opined that they had arrived at 'the arse end of the world.'
  13. Mayne Island 6 (Mayne Island, 9km) - Leave a Public Review
ACTIVE PASS, between Galiano I. and Mayne I. After the us survey ship Active, a paddle steamer of 750 tons with two guns, commanded by Lieutenant-Commander James Alden.
  14. Montague Harbour (Mayne Island, 9km) - Leave a Public Review
  15. Village Bay (Mayne Island, 9km) - Leave a Public Review