T'iitskakuulth

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: teets-ka KULTH
Relative Location: In the Thunderbird's Nest (T'iitsk'in Paawats) Protected Area, W side of Hucuktlis Lake, just N of head of Uchucklesit Inlet, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°05'44"N, 125°05'20"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92F/3

Origin Notes and History:

T'iitskakuulth (mountain) adopted 1 April 2011, per the provisions of the Maa-nulth Treaty.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

One of many important features within the Thunderbird's Nest (T'iitsk'in Paawats) Protected Area. The Uchucklesaht name is T'iitskakuulth or Titskakuulth, meaning "Thunder Face Mountain" (T'iitskin Paawats Study Report - excerpts provided by Uchucklesaht Tribe Communications Coordinator, September 2010). The name means Thunder Face Mountain or "burnt face" referring to the colour of the rock. (Uchucklesaht Tribe, December 2010).

Source: included with note