Westham Island

Westham Island is an island located near Ladner, British Columbia, Canada within the municipality of Delta, which in turn is part of Greater Vancouver. The George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary for migratory birds is located at the northern end of the island. The Alaksen National Wildlife Area is also located on the island. The island is accessible via the Westham Island Bridge

East-facing aerial view of Westham Island Bridge

The island was named by Harry Trim who came from Westham, Sussex.[1]:292

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Akrigg, G.P.V.; Akrigg, Helen B. (1986), British Columbia Place Names (3rd, 1997 ed.), Vancouver: UBC Press, ISBN 0-7748-0636-2

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Coordinates: 49°05′N 123°09′W / 49.083°N 123.150°W / 49.083; -123.150