BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Southgate Peak
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Feature Types.
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Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: E side of head of Bute Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°55'04''N, 124°45'07''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92K/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 February 1924 on Ottawa file OBF 0836, as labelled on BC Lands' map 2D, 1923.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named in association with Southgate River, in turn named in 1862 by Captain Richards, RN, after James Johnson Southgate, Victoria merchant and provisioner to Her Majesty's navy.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office