Mount Stephens

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE of Nimmo Bay Mackenzie Sound, W of Kingcome Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°58'15''N, 126°39'48''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/15

Other Recorded Names:


Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 25 November 1970 on 92L as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 581, 1867 et seq, and on BC map 2C, 1919, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Origin/significance not recorded.

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

Quay, sometimes written as Kwe and k'we, is a place of origin of the Gwawaenuk, and the surrounding area was utilized as a fishing & hunting station. [is this the feature now known as Mount Stephens?]

Source: Museum at Campbell River (spring 2001)