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Looking up Captain Cove, Pitt Island, from Captain Point
|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Part of||Pitt Island|
|Max. length||1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi)|
|Max. width||0.375 nautical miles (0.695 km; 0.432 mi)|
|Max. depth||20 fathoms (120 ft; 37 m)|
Captain Cove is a cove located within the traditional territory of the Gitxaala Nation, on Pitt Island, British Columbia, Canada. Currently named after Captain Holmes Newcombe of the Fisheries Department.
The cove is 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) long and between 0.125–0.375 nautical miles (0.232–0.695 km; 0.144–0.432 mi) wide, and contains several islets, approximately 0.5 nautical miles (0.93 km; 0.58 mi) east of Captain Point. The cove is underlain by the large 100 by 25 kilometres (62 by 16 mi) Captain Cove Pluton dating to the Albian (109±6Ma).
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