wato

Feature Type:Former First Nation Village - A place formerly inhabited by First Nations' people, with no current population or that is usually uninhabited.
Status:
Relative Location: Head of Thompson Sound, E of Gilford Island, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°48'00''N, 126°00'30''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92L/16

Origin Notes and History:

Translation not provided. The name has also been written "watu". This is an ancient village / place of origin of the Kwiksootainuk.

Source: Museum at Campbell River (spring 2001)