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Vancouver Island Panoramas

 
Vancouver Island Panoramas

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Object Title: Vancouver Island Panoramas

Image Type(s): Panorama

 

Page By: vancouver islander

Created/Edited: Sep 21, 2008 / Sep 26, 2010

Object ID: 445247

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Page Score: 74.92% - 5 Votes 

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There's nowhere quite like Vancouver Island.

The alpine backbone of the island stretches almost 500 km from north to south and the sea is never too far away to both the east and west. The proximity of the ocean, heavy winter precipitation and the northerly latitude combine to produce relatively low levels at which both the alpine zone and permanent glaciation are found. Summit views offer unique and stunning panoramas encompassing mountain, glacier and ocean.

Enjoy this collection of panoramas from the north Island to the west coast and, of course, from the jewel in the Island's alpine crown, Strathcona Provincial Park.

See also the complementary album "Vancouver Island" which offers a collection of Island summits many of which were the locations from which the following panoramas were shot.

Finally many thanks to gimpilator without whose helpful comments I wouldn't have thought of creating this nice little collection. Cheers Adam!

Featured Panorama

Featured selection - Panorama NW from Klitsa Mountain
Taken from about the halfway point on the west ridge. Click for details.

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Golden Hinde Summit Panorama

Golden Hinde Summit Panorama

Mt Adrian Summit Panorama

Mt Adrian Summit Panorama

Mt Beadnell Summit Panorama

Mt Beadnell Summit Panorama

The Golden Hinde and Environs from Mt Burman

The Golden Hinde and Environs from Mt Burman

Merry Widow Summit Panorama

Merry Widow Summit Panorama

Mt Drabble Summit Panorama I

Mt Drabble Summit Panorama I

Mt Landale Summit Panorama E to S

Mt Landale Summit Panorama E to S

Morrison Spire Summit Panorama

Morrison Spire Summit Panorama

Alava Bate Sanctuary Panorama

Alava Bate Sanctuary Panorama

Conuma Peak Panorama

Conuma Peak Panorama

Panorama from Mt George V West Ridge

Panorama from Mt George V West Ridge

Mt Adrian Summit Panorama

Mt Adrian Summit Panorama

Mt Frink Summit Panorama

Mt Frink Summit Panorama

Mt Drabble Summit Panorama IV

Mt Drabble Summit Panorama IV

Waring Peak Summit Panorama

Waring Peak Summit Panorama


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gimpilatorSweet Collection

gimpilator

Voted 10/10

I'm really looking forward to seeing more of this awesome material in the future. Some of these shots are good enough that they make me want to come up there and explore the area for myself.

Adam
Posted Sep 24, 2008 9:14 am

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