Beatrice Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N side of Knight Inlet above Matsiu Valley, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°43'05''N, 125°50'48''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 30 October 1963 on C.3595, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 581, 1865 et seq, and as listed in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Elevation 3410 feet identified on 1865 Admiralty Chart. See exact position on C.3578 and 92K/12 - this is not a mountain peak, just the southeasterly projection of an unnamed mountain.

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

Named in 1865 by William Blackney, RN, assistant surveying officer aboard HBC vessel Beaver, after Beatrice Moriarty, daughter of Captain Moriarty, RN.

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