Whitmore Islands

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The Whitmore Islands are a small group of islands in Hecate Strait, west of Aristazabal Island in the North Coast region of British Columbia, Canada.[1] With the nearby Moore Islands and McKenney Islands the three groups together comprise the Moore/McKenny/Whitmore Ecological Preserve.

Name origin[edit]

The islands were named in 1927 for Corporal Henry Whitmore who served in British Columbia with the Columbia Detachment of the Royal Engineers from 1858 to 1863.[1]

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Coordinates: 52°38′38″N 129°26′31″W / 52.64389°N 129.44194°W / 52.64389; -129.44194 (Whitmore Islands)