An aerial view of Clayoquot Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
An aerial view of Clayoquot Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. An aerial view of Clayoquot Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. © Bryan Evans.

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