Ain River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SE into Masset Inlet, Graham Island, Queen Charlotte Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°43'57''N, 132°25'24''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103F/9
Related Maps: 103F/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 February 1948 on C.3805, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart A3711, 1924, and on BC map 3L, 1919, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

Named by George Dawson in 1878; from the Haida name "Qua'nun"

Source: Dalzell, Kathleen E; Queen Charlotte Islands - Book 2: of places and names; Prince Rupert: Cove Press, 1973

Headwaters at 53 46 - 132 29 on 103F/16.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa