Tyee Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between head of Gold River and Salmon River at NW end of Strathcona Provincial Park, Nootka Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°58'46''N, 125°53'39''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 January 1949 on 92F/13 as suggested in 1937 by N.C. Stewart; a new name, being the Chinook jargon word for "big."

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