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Poison Cove, Mussel Inlet

Mussel Inlet is in inlet in the North Coast region of the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is a northeast extension of Sheep Passage, and part of the Fiordland Conservancy.

Name origin and history

It was first charted in 1793 by James Johnstone, one of George Vancouver's officers during his 1791-95 expedition. It was here the men ate mussels that poisoned and killed one of them, John Carter, for whom Carter Bay is named; it is at the junction of Finlayson Channel and the west end of Sheep Passage at 52°49′33″N 128°23′46″W / 52.82583°N 128.39611°W / 52.82583; -128.39611 (Carter Bay). Poison Cove at 52°54′21″N 128°02′00″W / 52.90583°N 128.03333°W / 52.90583; -128.03333 (Poison Cove) being the location where the mussels were harvested. A creek northwest into that cove is Poison Cove Creek.

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