Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra

Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra (HMX2U)

Location: Victoria, BC V8V 1X2 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 25.291', W 123° 22.445'

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1743 - 1794

Captain in the Spanish Royal Navy. Explorer of the West Coast of North America and Governor of the Spanish settlement at Nootka, Vancouver Island.In honor of their meeting and the ensuing friendly association, Captain George Vancouver named this land Quadra and Vancouver's Island.In recognition of the historic friendship between Canada and Spain -His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of SpainDedicated this monument on March 17, 1984
HM NumberHMX2U
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1984
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 8:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472323 N 5363219
Decimal Degrees48.42151667, -123.37408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.291', W 123° 22.445'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 17.46" N, 123° 22' 26.70" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 411 Belleville St, Victoria BC V8V 1X2, CA
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