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The Cowichan

Georgina Montgomery

The Cowichan

Duncan, Chemainus, Ladysmith and region : including Cobble Hill, Cowichan Bay, Cowichan Lake and communities, Crofton, Glenora, Maple Bay, Mill Bay and Shawnigan Lake

by Georgina Montgomery

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Published by Harbour Pub. in Madeira Park, BC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 141) and index.

StatementGeorgina Montgomery ; photography by Kevin Oke
ContributionsOke, Kevin, 1958-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1089.C73 M66 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24565361M
ISBN 109781550174908
LC Control Number2009512835
OCLC/WorldCa428868489

Cowichan Bay Often called Cow Bay, this funky little town about 10 minutes south of Duncan (take Cowichan Bay Road off Highway 1) is made up largely of houseboats and houses built on pilings over.   Cowichan River tubing is a popular sport, and it has been perfected. There are at least two floating garbage and recycling bins along the way. As well, many of the beautiful homes that dot the shore line provide bins on their private docks for you to throw away your empties.


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