Tom Thomson, Georgian Bay, Byng Inlet, 1914 Oil on Wood 21.7 x 26.9 cm

Norgate Inlet

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Norgate Inlet lies between Pointe au Baril and Byng Inlet.

heritage

Gereaux Island has a small place in Canadian art history. Tom Thomson’s painting Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay 1914 – 1915  originates here. Ross King wrote about it in a piece for the Walrus. The painting is now in the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The AGO has a little sketch of the painting.

other resources

White Squall has a trip to this area: http://www.whitesquall.com/19-programmes/adventures/529-naiscoot-and-painted-rocks-july-10-12-$545.html

White Squall organizes Norgate Passages (July 4 – 7) $790 http://www.whitesquall.com/19-programmes/adventures/544-norgate-passages-july-4-%E2%80%93-7-$790.html

 references

Kas Stone, Paddling and Hiking the Georgian Bay Coast, p79-82.

 

the McCoy Islands

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Itinerary

Dillon to McCoys, Southern Hertzberg Island and Turtle Rock

Features of Interest

Buoy A44, Birnie Island, Pukaskwa Pits, Land Bridge, Little McCoy, Southwest Island, Hertzberg Island, Turtle Rock.

References

Reynolds, Jonathon, and Heather Smith. Kayaking Georgian Bay. Erin, Ontario; Buffalo, N.Y.: Boston Mills Press, 1999. Print. pp. 94-100

naiscoot and painted rocks

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http://www.whitesquall.com/19-programmes/adventures/529-naiscoot-and-painted-rocks-july-10-12-$545.html

 

heritage

The painted rocks aren’t really painted, they get their name from their colourful patterns.

 References

Reynolds, Jonathon, and Heather Smith. Kayaking Georgian Bay. Erin, Ontario; Buffalo, N.Y.: Boston Mills Press, 1999. Print. pp. 66-73