Dominion Astrophysical Observatory

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5 BEST OVERVIEWS OF VICTORIA

Victoria is a beautiful place and walking or driving around can certainly give you a flavor of the city.  But sometimes it's nice to get up high and get a larger view!  Here's some spots that I love: Mt. Tolmie - Elevation 120 metres Mt. Doug - Elevation 225 metres Mt. Finlayson -  Elevation 419

DOMINION ASTROPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY

Also known as the "Centre of the Universe", the observatory was closed to the public in 2013 due to financial constraints.** History The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, located on Observatory Hill, in Saanich, British Columbia, was completed in 1918 by the Canadian government. The Dominion Architect responsible for the building was Edgar Lewis Horwood. The main

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