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Port of Vancouver Lookout in Stanley Park

Port of Vancouver Lookout
Port of Vancouver Lookout

The Port of Vancouver Lookout looks out over Burrard Inlet to the east.  You can see many working terminals at the Port.  There are many plaque which describe some of the activities that take place at the port.

Port of Vancouver Lookout plaque
Port of Vancouver Lookout plaque

The plaque says:

Celebrating the Centennial of Stanley Park

The Port of Vancouver

LOOK-OUT

is presented to the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation for the enjoyment of Canadians, and for our visitors whose homelands are linked to us by the oceans of the world.


The Vancouver Port Corporation

Captain Hector D. Perry

Chairman

November, 1988

Port of Vancouver Lookout Cruising plaque
Port of Vancouver Lookout Cruising plaque

The plaque says:

Cruising

The land-mark 'sails' of Canada Place welcome the Port's most elegant callers - the international cruise liners.  Each year, the international cruise liners.  Each year, thousands of passengers set sail from Vancouver's cruise ship terminals; voyaging north along Canada's West Coast, through the Inside Passage to Alaska, and its storied ports of call.

Port of Vancouver Lookout Container Cargo plaque
Port of Vancouver Lookout Container Cargo plaque

The plaque says:

Container Cargo

Bright orange container cranes locate the Port's major container terminals on the south shore.  Consumer goods imported from many Pacific Rim nationals arrive in modern container ships to be distributed across the continent by high-speed trains.  Recurring containers carry a variety of Canadian export products back across the Pacific.

Port of Vancouver Lookout Agricultural Products plaque
Port of Vancouver Lookout Agricultural Products plaque

The plaque says:

Agricultural Products

The distinctive silhouette of elevator terminals signal the Port's historic role as shipper of millions of tonnes of Canadian grain, such as wheat, barley, and canola to markets world-wide.  More specialized products, including fresh and processed seafood, fruit and beef is exported in ventilated or refrigerated containers.

Port of Vancouver Lookout Forest Products plaque
Port of Vancouver Lookout Forest Products plaque

The plaque says:

Forest Products

The Port's diverse cargo sectors are handled by more than two dozen specialized terminals, including a variety of forest products facilities.  Pulp, paper, logs and lumber are moved in general cargo vessels, wood chips in bulk ships, and certain higher-value wood products in containers.

Port of Vancouver Lookout Minerals and Petroleum Products plaque
Port of Vancouver Lookout Minerals and Petroleum Products plaque

The plaque says:

Minerals and Petroleum Products

Yellow sulphur from Alberta, potash from Saskatchewan, coal from British Columbia, Millions of tonnes of ore, concentrates, and petroleum products move through the Port's north shore terminals each year.  From mine-site to rail-car to giant bulk carrier--Canada's mining resources are traded to nations on six continents.

Where is the Port of Vancouver Lookout in Stanley Park?

The Port of Vancouver Lookout is located on the northeast corner of Stanley Park.  It is just off of the Stanley Park Seawall and mere steps from the Brockton Point Lighthouse.  Nearby is the Nine O'Clock gun.

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