Skidegate Channel

Feature Type:Channel (3) - Narrow stretch of water connecting two bodies of water.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Moresby and Graham Islands, Queen Charlotte Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°07'55''N, 132°28'32''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103F/1
Related Maps: 103F/1

Origin Notes and History:

Decision in the 18th Report. See Skidegate Inlet name record for origin notes about "Skidegate".


As identified in Sailing Directions, Queen Charlotte Islands - Western Coast of North America, 1853, p.6; remarks by George H. Inskip, Master, RN. (British Library 10496.i.29)

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