Kitasu Hill

Feature Type:Hill - Elevation of terrain rising prominently above the surrounding land.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of Kitasu Bay at SW end of Swindle Island, NW of Bella Bella, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°30'05''N, 128°43'35''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103A/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 1 February 1927 on Hydrographic Services Chart #326, "Laredo Sound and approach," confirmed 8 June 1946 on Hydrographic Services Chart 3728 and 4 September 1952 on 103A. Kitasu is derived from the Tsimshian word "gidestsu."

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff, file H.1.26, part 1.