nʕaylintn

Feature Type:Bluff (2) - A steep-sided hill or promontory.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: nye-lin-tin
Relative Location: W side of Okanagan River just S of Vaseux Lake, S of Penticton, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°15'16"N, 119°32'05"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82E/5

Origin Notes and History:

McIntyre Bluff adopted 7 October 1954 on 82E/SW. Name changed to nʕaylintn per request from Osoyoos Indian Band as part of agreement with Ministry of Environment, 7 August 2015.

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

nʕaylintn, pronounced nye-lin-tin, is the traditional nsyilxcen (Okanagan) language name for this bluff and is not capitalized.

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