Mike's Kayak Journal, all photos taken on 7/13/2010

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We met a group of kayakers from Seattle
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Approximate location: 50.05116N / 127.44319W.

Don Barch and I heading north back to the caves
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Approximate location: 50.05626N / 127.44372W.

Pillar of stone on the coast of Vancouver Island
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Approximate location: 50.07002N / 127.45239W.

The tide was too low to get close to caves or waterfalls
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Approximate location: 50.06882N / 127.45055W.

John Somers in a low-tide kelp forest
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Approximate location: 50.06884N / 127.45048W.

The waterfall over the cave entrance in the morning
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Approximate location: 50.06886N / 127.45046W.

Offshore rocks covered in on-shore life
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Approximate location: 50.05624N / 127.45462W.

Outside the unnamed forested island near where we camped
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Approximate location: 50.03938N / 127.43227W.

A cave on McLean Island
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Approximate location: 50.02835N / 127.4263W.

Dave Harry in a slot on McLean Island
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Approximate location: 50.02745N / 127.42579W.

Don Barch next to McLean Island
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Approximate location: 50.02682N / 127.42598W.

Dave Harry next to McLean Island
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Approximate location: 50.02532N / 127.42527W.

McLean Island is also know as Granite Island
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Approximate location: 50.02532N / 127.42527W.

John Somers in the kelp again
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Approximate location: 50.02438N / 127.42222W.

John Somers mopping water out of his boat
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Approximate location: 50.02511N / 127.41409W.

Pillar of stone near the town of Kyuquot
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Approximate location: 50.02717N / 127.37512W.

Crack in the cliff on Union Island
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Approximate location: 49.97352N / 127.28558W.

Cliffs on the south end of Union Island
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Approximate location: 49.9714N / 127.28086W.

Approaching Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.96144N / 127.25301W.

Rough water at the tip of Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.96282N / 127.2526W.

Gordan Schanck in the calm water between arms of Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.95861N / 127.24925W.


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