Lions Bay-Britannia Beach

Stretching along the eastern shore of Howe Sound, Lions Bay to Britannia Beach is a series of small communities and parks offering some gorgeous views, outdoor recreation and 30 km of some of the most spectacular driving in Canada.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a National Historic Site of Canada. Photo: Xiao23, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a small outcrop of Pleistocene age volcanic rock at in , Canada, about 10 kilometres south of and 40 kilometres north of , and just north of Britannia Beach.

Localities in the Area

, originally Britannia West, was a pulp mill and at one time a small company town, on the west side of upper near , . is situated 6 km northwest of Lions Bay-Britannia Beach.

Lions Bay-Britannia Beach

49.6264° or 49° 37' 35" north
-123.206° or 123° 12' 21.6" west
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United Nations Location Code
47 metres (154 feet)
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node 52553894
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 不列顛尼亞灘
  • Dutch: Britannia Beach, British Columbia
  • Egyptian Arabic: شاطئ بريتانيا
  • English: Britannia Beach
  • French: Britannia Beach
  • Japanese: ブリタニア鉱山
  • Vietnamese: Britannia Beach

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