Perched at the western edge of the Fraser Sea, the Vancouver Archipelago holds what remains of a great western city.
This will happen someday, but not in our lifetimes. Some who have dared to speculate on a timeline have given themselves plenty of space for error in their predictions–one estimate says anywhere from 1,000 to 10,000 years. Whatever the time frame, anthropogenic climate change is a fact–humans are speeding up this process.
I am not portraying any sea level higher than what is possible. The IPCC has estimated that the total rise would be about 66 meters.
If you think the funny place names have no place with such serious subject matter, I’ve made a map just for you! Here is a version with no place names.