Phillips Arm

Feature Type:Arm - Long narrow extension of a water body.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Cordero Channel, between Loughborough and Bute Inlets, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°30'43''N, 125°22'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/11
Related Maps: 92K/11
92K/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 April 1950 on 92NW, as labelled on BC Lands' map 2D, 1919.

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

Had been spelled "Philipps Arm" on British Admiralty Chart #580, 1862. Was this named by Captain Richards, while surveying for the British Admiralty in 1860? Significance not recorded.

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