Mount Victoria

Feature Type: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. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: At head of Queens Reach, Jervis Inlet, NE of Powell River (city), Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°14'53''N, 123°59'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/4

Origin Notes and History:

Mount Victoria adopted 6 May 1924 on BC Lands' map 2D, Powell River, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 579, 1865 et seq.

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 Queens Reach, etc.

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