Mount Kinch

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: Between Trudel and Kingcome Glaciers, NW of head of Knight Inlet, Range 2 Coast Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 51°26'19''N, 126°11'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92M/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 March 1967 on 92M.

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

Named to remember Canadian Army Signalman Oddrey James Kinch, 47053, enlisted at New Westminster; serving with Royal Canadian Corps of Signals when he died 7 September 1941, age 21. Buried at Murrayville Cemetery, Legion plot grave 2. Survived by parents James Cleveland Kinch and Elizabeth Kinch, Langley Prairie.

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