Sir Harry Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Huaskin Lake, between Grappler Sound and Seymour Inlet, N of Port McNeill (municipality, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°59'52''N, 126°54'06''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/15
Related Maps: 92L/15
92M/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 December 1966 in the 1966 BC Gazetteer, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 581, 1867 et seq.

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

Also Mount Verney. Named c1865 by Captain Pender, RN, after Sir Harry Verney, later Captain in Grenadier Guards; father of Lieutenant Commander Edmund H. Verney, commander of HMS Grappler on this station; patron of his sister-in-law, Florence Nightingale. See Mount Nightingale.

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