Mount Beckford

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side Wakeman Sound, Kingcome Inlet, NE of Port McNeill (municipality), Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°58'29''N, 126°33'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 April 1957 on C.3576, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 581, published in 1867 from surveys of 1860 and 1865, and as labelled on BC map 2C, 1919, and as listed in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Mis-spelled "Buckfield" on an early map (title/date not cited)

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office