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Brockton Point

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Brockton Point is a point and attached peninsula in Vancouver on the north side of Coal Harbour. [1]

31 relations: Alert Bay, Amateur sports, British Columbia, Burrard Inlet, Canada, Cemetery, Coal Harbour, Cricket, Don Bradman, Edward Stamp, Francis Brockton, Fred Trueman, Gastown, Geoffrey Boycott, Haida Gwaii, Hastings Mill, Lighthouse, Lighthouse keeper, List of attractions and monuments in Stanley Park, List of lighthouses in British Columbia, Log boom, Lumber, Peninsula, Rivers Inlet, British Columbia, Sawmill, Settler, Squamish Nation, Stanley Park, Thomas Hayton Mawson, Totem pole, Vancouver.

Alert Bay

Alert Bay is a village on Cormorant Island, in the Regional District of Mount Waddington, British Columbia, Canada.

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Amateur sports

Amateur sports are sports in which participants engage largely or entirely without remuneration.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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Burrard Inlet

Burrard Inlet is a relatively shallow-sided coastal fjord in southwestern British Columbia, Canada.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Cemetery

A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred.

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Coal Harbour

Coal Harbour is the name for a section of Burrard Inlet lying between Vancouver, Canada's downtown peninsula and the Brockton Peninsula of Stanley Park.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Don Bradman

Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.

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Edward Stamp

Edward Stamp (1814–1872) was an English mariner and entrepreneur who contributed to the early economic development of British Columbia and Vancouver Island.

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Francis Brockton

Francis Brockton was the ship's engineer of HMS ''Plumper'' under Captain Henry Richards when, in 1859, Brockton found a vein of coal in the Vancouver area.

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Fred Trueman

Frederick Sewards Trueman, OBE (6 February 19311 July 2006) was an English cricketer, mainly active from 1948 to 1968, who played for Yorkshire and England.

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Gastown

Gastown is the original settlement that became the core of the creation of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Geoffrey Boycott

Geoffrey Boycott OBE (born 21 October 1940) is a former Yorkshire and England cricketer.

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Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii (Haida kíl: X̱aaydag̱a Gwaay.yaay / X̱aayda gwaay, literally "Islands of the Haida people"), is an archipelago approximately 45-60 km (30-40 mi) off the northern Pacific coast of Canada.

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Hastings Mill

Hastings Mill was a sawmill on the south shore of Burrard Inlet and was the first commercial operation around which the settlement that would become Vancouver developed in British Columbia, Canada.

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Lighthouse

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and to serve as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways.

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Lighthouse keeper

A lighthouse keeper is the person responsible for tending and caring for a lighthouse, particularly the light and lens in the days when oil lamps and clockwork mechanisms were used.

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List of attractions and monuments in Stanley Park

Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is one of the most popular attractions in the city for both tourists and local residents, drawing an estimated eight million visitors every year.

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List of lighthouses in British Columbia

This is a list of lighthouses in the province of British Columbia, Canada.

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Log boom

A log boom is a barrier placed in a river, designed to collect and or contain floating logs timbered from nearby forests sometimes called a fence or bag.

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Lumber

Lumber (American English; used only in North America) or timber (used in the rest of the English speaking world) is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.

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Peninsula

A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost” and insula "island") is a piece of land surrounded by water on the majority of its border, while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.

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Rivers Inlet, British Columbia

Rivers Inlet is an unincorporated settlement and First Nations community of the Wuikinuxv (Owikeno) people, located at the head of the inlet of the same name in the Central Coast region of British Columbia, Canada.

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Sawmill

A sawmill or lumber mill is a facility where logs are cut into lumber.

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Settler

A settler is a person who has migrated to an area and established a permanent residence there, often to colonize the area.

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Squamish Nation

The Squamish Nation, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim, is an Indian Act government originally imposed on the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) by the Federal Government of Canada in the late 19th century.

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Stanley Park

Stanley Park is a public park that borders the downtown of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada and is almost entirely surrounded by waters of Vancouver Harbour and English Bay.

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Thomas Hayton Mawson

Thomas Hayton Mawson (5 May 1861 – 14 November 1933), known as T. H. Mawson, was a British garden designer, landscape architect, and town planner.

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Totem pole

Totem poles (Gyáa'aang in the Haida language) are monumental carvings, a type of Northwest Coast art, consisting of poles, posts or pillars, carved with symbols or figures.

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Vancouver

Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brockton_Point

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