BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Argonaut Point
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Point - Land area jutting into a water feature; also used for a convex change in the direction of a shoreline
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: SW entrance to Hisnit Inlet, NW. side of Tlupana Inlet, Nootka Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°43'14''N, 126°29'28''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92E/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 10 January 1935 on C.3645, as submitted February 1934 by Hydrographic Service. (file N.2.33)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After the British trading vessel Argonaut, under the command of Captain James Colnett.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office