chapter  3
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Getting to the BC Coast

Stretching from the US border with Washington State to the marine border with Alaska, the BC coast measures 965km in a straight line. But due to the large number of islands, inlets, arms, and fjords the coastline measures about 27,000km. With the exception of the Vancouver metropolitan area (pop. circa 2,870,000), few regions of this vast coast are urbanized. Unless you have done so already, this is the best time to get online and visit the book’s websitewhich should be consulted as you read along. Otherwise, it is very easy to get lost-even the locals sometimes do!