Southgate Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of head of Bute Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°55'04''N, 124°45'07''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/15

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