Contents: 1 Early career. Vancouver, the most populous city in British Columbia and Canada's most westerly, is hailed not only for its natural beauty but for the laid-back charm of its residents.It just seems like everyone loves this coastal city, which is a top destination for domestic and international travelers and hailed as one of the world's most liveable cities. George Vancouver (1758-1798) was an English explorer and navigator. Statue of George Vancouver in King's Lynn. English: George Vancouver (June 22, 1757 – May 12, 1798) was an officer of the Royal Navy, best known for his exploration of North America. His most famous undertaking was his exploration of the North Pacific coast of North America.. George Vancouver was born in England and at the age of 13 began his naval career as an able seaman under Capt. July 25, 2017. Find high-quality Captain George Vancouver stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Twitter. He was a midshipman on Cook's famous third voyage in the Discovery. He was born in King's Lynn, England. Facebook. George Vancouver. George Vancouver Maps Pacific Northwest Coast. Setting sail in 1791, Vancouver made detailed maps of the hundreds of inlets, bays, coves, islands and sounds of the passage from northern Washington to Southeast Alaska. James Cook on the Resolution. George Vancouver (June 22, 1757 – May 12, 1798) was an officer of the Royal Navy, and an explorer best known for his exploration of North America and the Pacific coast along Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Pinterest. George Wainborn Park, Vancouver Picture: Park Scene - Check out Tripadvisor members' 56,498 candid photos and videos of George Wainborn Park Download premium images you can't get anywhere else. 0. 1115. WhatsApp. Pictures from "A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World" by Captain George Vancouver.