|Location||Esquimalt, British Columbia|
|Queen's Harbour Master||Commander A. James|
Esquimalt Harbour is a sheltered body of water in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. It is connected to the Strait of Juan de Fuca by a narrow channel known as Royal Roads. Its entrance is marked by Fisgard Lighthouse.
Just to the east of Esquimalt Harbour lies Victoria Harbour.
In the summer of 1790 Manuel Quimper, Gonzalo López de Haro, and Juan Carrasco aboard the Princesa Real explored the Strait of Juan de Fuca where they claimed Esquimalt Harbour for Spain, naming it Puerto de Córdova.
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- "BCGNIS Geographical Name Details (British Columbia Geographical Names Information System)". Integrated Land Management Bureau. Retrieved 2010-01-30.[dead link]
- "Tides, Currents, and Water Levels: Esquimalt (Station #7110)". Canadian Hydrographic Service. Retrieved 2010-02-18.
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