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6.6 quake off Queen Charlotte Islands

PALMER - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday off the Queen Charlotte Islands off the west coast of British Columbia. A spokesman at the Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Guy Urban, said it did not generate...
Seismologist: Possible for major quake to 'stress' faultline

...the Canadian archipelago formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands that lies south of the Dixon Entrance.But the...Island, in 1927; in what were then called the Queen Charlotte Islands, in 1949; near Lituya Bay, in 1958; near Sitka...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...SPAR was supposed to visit Juneau on Sunday, but it instead was diverted to the Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, where the Russian container ship Simushir was in danger of running aground after losing power. It's good...
Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port

...was headed from Everett, Washington, to Russia when it lost power Thursday off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands.The Canadian and U.S. coast guards responded, then a tugboat took the ship in tow. Officials worried about...
Interactive map visualizes Tlingit connection to land

...submitting government applications to return place names to their indigenous roots. For example, the former Queen Charlotte Islands have returned to being called Haida Gwaii. And through the BC Department of Recreation and Trails, wooden signs...
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...Youngs' backyard. Historical photographs and other evidence suggests Haida Gwaii as a likely birthplace, or the Queen Charlotte Islands, located directly to the south of Prince of Wales Island, where the Young brothers grew up. From there, totem...
Haida Natives seek title to contested islands

...lawsuit to prove it owns the Queen Charlotte Islands, a largely undeveloped timber licenses on the Queen Charlotte Islands since the province's Supreme...largest timber license on the Queen Charlotte Islands of more than 35 million cubic...
The tale of 'The Golden Spruce'

On a 10-day paddling trip through the south part of the Queen Charlotte Islands in 2000, an assignment for Outside Magazine, writer John Vaillant decided to visit "The Golden Spruce," a 165-foot-tall...
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Haida coffee shop gets legal help in Starbucks fight

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - The owners of a small coffee shop on the Queen Charlotte Islands have lined up a prominent lawyer to defend them in a trademark-infringement suit filed by coffee giant Starbucks. Vancouver...
Haida Nation files claim over offshore oil and gas reserves

...claim to the land and surrounding waters of the Queen Charlotte Islands, an area that includes billions of dollars in...Columbia's northern mainland near Prince Rupert and the Queen Charlotte Islands is believed to contain an estimated 9.8 billion...


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