BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Arthur
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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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. [if "Mount" precedes the name, usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: W side of Queens Reach Jervis Inlet, NE of Powell River (city), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°07'02''N, 123°56'18''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.: 92J/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Mount Arthur adopted 5 February 1924, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 579, 1865.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named by Captain Richards, RN, while surveying these waters in 1860, in association with the adjacent Mount Wellington, after Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), the great Duke of Wellington.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office