Point Grey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Point Grey is a headland marking the southern entrance to English Bay and Burrard Inlet, Point Atkinson marking that entrance on the northern side of the inlet and bay. The headland is the site of Wreck Beach, Tower Beach, Point Grey Beach and most notably on its top is the University of British Columbia campus. Tower Beach is the site of former submarine watchtowers and gun emplacements, while the UBC campus was, before it became the location of the university, CFB Point Grey during World War II.

The name Point Grey is often used as a short form for the Vancouver neigbourhood of West Point Grey.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 49°16′15″N 123°15′44″W / 49.27083°N 123.26222°W / 49.27083; -123.26222 (Point Grey)