Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island, a rugged-coasted island on the W. of North America; belongs to British Columbia; is separated from it by a strait of the sea; is 278 m. long and 50 to 65 m. of average breadth; is covered with forests, and only partially cultivated; is rich in minerals, and has extensive fisheries.

Population (circa 1900) given as 30,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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