The Victoria and Esquimalt Coast Defences Historical

The Victoria and Esquimalt Coast Defences Historical (HM1VKC)

Location: Victoria, British Columbia V9C Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.962', W 123° 27.259'

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Défense côtère de Victoria et d'Esquimalt

This viewpoint illustrates the commanding position required for a coast defence gun battery. The trees in front were topped when the emplacement was in use.
A total of 27 locations were occupied by the coast defences between 1878 and 1956. Included were gun batteries, searchlight emplacements, observation posts and other installations.
Ce belvédère représente la position dominante nécessaire pour une batterie de défense cotière. Les arbres devant étaient étêtés à l'époque où l'emplacement était utilisé.
De 1878 à 1956, il y a eu des installations de défense côtière, notamment des batteries, des emplacements de projecteurs, des postes d'observation et autres ouvrages, à 27 emplacements en tout.
Five of the gun battery positions can be seen from here
D'ici, on peut apercevoir cinq des emplacements de batterie
1900-1956

Duntze Head Battery / Batterie de Duntze Head
1902-1956
Black Rock Battery / Batterie de Black Rock
1878-1956
Macaulay Point Battery / Batterie de Macaulay Point
1878-1893
Brothers Island Battery / Batterie de l'île Brothers
1939-1956
Albert Head Battery / Batterie d'Albert Head
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HM NumberHM1VKC
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Placed ByParks Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 466394 N 5364494
Decimal Degrees48.43270000, -123.45431667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.962', W 123° 27.259'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 57.72" N, 123° 27' 15.54" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Fort Rodd Hill Rd, Victoria British Columbia V9C, CA
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