Vancouver Island
of Amazing British Columbia

On this page: References for Vancouer Island, the V entry in Amazing British Columbia: A Natural History From A To Z

One alphabet book cannot tell everything about Vancouver Island. The references below include information about the photographer and links to other sites with more information about Vancouver Island

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Chris Messer,
Photographer of Della Falls
on Vancouver Island

Chris Messer, photographer for Amazing British ColumbiaChris Messer, the photographer of the photo of Della Falls in Amazing British Columbia, lives in Victoria, the capital of BC. He wrote a bit about himself and his photo in the book:
My name is Chris Messer. I work full time in construction but spend as much time as possible practicing my love of photography. I've spent most of my life surrounded by the wild forests of BC. I quickly became fascinated with the world of outdoor wildlife photography.

Right now, I live in Victoria, working and exploring the many beautiful parks that surround the area.

My photo in the book was taken while flying above Della Falls, a relatively short trip from Port Alberni. It took a bit a bit of manoeuvring to get the camera outside of the small window (and a few skipped heartbeats at the thought of dropping it!) but I was happy coming away with the shot.

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Other Photos Of Vancouver Island And Della Falls

Della Falls is so remote and so tall that it is difficult to see the whole distance of the falls in one photo. See the map below for other photos of Della Falls.
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Where Is Della Falls On Vancouver Island?

You will notice that there are other photos of Della Falls on the map. You can also make the map larger and zoom in and out to get a better view.

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Books About Waterfalls And Vancouver Island

Here are things I read while researching Vancouver Island in general and Della Falls in particular.
  • Artibise, F.J. (2000) "Vancouver Island" inThe Canadian Encyclopedia. (James H. Marsh, Ed.) Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. pp. 2440-2441.
  • Hume, Stephen ( 2000) "Vancouver Island" in Encyclopedia of British Columbia Daniel Francis (Ed.) Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing. pp. 738-739.
Here are links to lists of books about Della Falls and Vancouver Island.
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Links To More Information About Della Falls and Vancouver Island

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