BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Argus Mountain
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Feature Types.
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Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: SE of Milla Lake, SE of S end Comox Lake, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°32'19''N, 125°23'12''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.: 92F/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92 F/11, as submitted September 1935 by Ben Hughes, Comox & District Mountaineering Club (file F.1.34).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
To recognize the newspaper, Comox Argus, whose editor, Mr. Ben Hughes, attempted to climb this mountain in 1931. Argus in turn means "watchful guardian"
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office