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204 Nootka Island Kayaking and Boating Map



 There are several unmistakable elements to Nootka Island that set it apart from all other areas of the British Columbia coast. The main one, of course, is the incredible history, with Nootka the hub for coastal activity for more than a generation – Yuquot as the seat of power for Maquinna, the powerful Nuu-chah-nulth chief, who ruled here; Yuquot as the location of the only Spanish fort built in North America; and Yuquot as the centre of the worldwide trade in sea otter pelts in the early era of European contact. Plus so much more. It is easy to view a visit here through a historic lens – imagining dug-out canoes racing to greet trading ships sailing into Friendly Cove in the era of Captains James Cook and George Vancouver. 

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