Masset Habour Days - May long weekend
Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary
Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum
The Queen Charolette Islands are part of what the First Nations called the Haida Gwaii, the old Haida village lays a few kilometers from Masset.
In the traditionals stories of the Haida, the name "Masheet" stems from the death of an officer, Masseta, who arrived off one of the first European ships to reach the shores of the Haida Gwaii to be buried on a smaller nearby island. Their difficulting is saying his name with the extra "a" sound shortened the name for the new village of settlers to Masset. This name was recognized by Dawson, a geologist in the late 1800's.
Summer average 19 degrees Celsius
Winter average 2 degrees Celsius
Map of Masset
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