Mount Grice-Hutchinson

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: S end of peninsula separating Anstey and Seymour Arms, Shuswap Lake, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°03'19''N, 119°00'23''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 October 1978 on 82M, as submitted by Helen Akrigg (file M.2.60)

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

After Canon Rowen E. Grice-Hutchinson, first Anglican Missionary in the area, who spent the years 1913-16 and 1919-23 living at Sorrento and travelling to all the settlements along the main lake [Shuswap Lake] and up Seymour Arm; he died at home near Cheltenham, England, in March 1977, age 90. (31 March 1978 letter from Akrigg, file M.2.60)

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