Mount Benedict

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: E side of head of Wakeman Sound, Kingcome Inlet, NE of Port McNeill (municipality), Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°02'37''N, 126°28'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92M/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 April 1950 on 92NW, as labelled on Geological Survey sheet 92A, Coast & Islands....1913. Application adjusted 9 January 1963 on 92 M, to agree with position as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 581, 1867 et seq.

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