De Horsey Passage

Feature Type:Passage - Variation of Pass: Narrow stretch of water connecting two larger water bodies.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Smith and De Horsey Islands in the mouth of the Skeena River, SE of Prince Rupert, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°07'20''N, 130°10'03''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103J/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 April 1927 on C.313, as recommended by Hydrographic Service in association with De Horsey Island.

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

"The Blind Slue"identified on BC name card as an old/other name for De Horsey Passage (map/document title or date not cited).

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