Experiment Point

Feature Type:Point - Land area jutting into a water feature; also used for a convex change in direction of a shoreline.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE point of Hecate Island, Fitz Hugh Sound, N of entrance to Rivers Inlet, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°39'21''N, 127°57'42''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92M/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 27 April 1945 on C.3784, as submitted by Hydrographic Service.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

Named by Hydrographic Service, after the East Indian Company's vessel "Experiment" under Capt. Guise, visiting this coast from Bombay in 1786 for trading purposes. Also Guise Point.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.