Dal Ḵáahlii
Feature Type:Inlet (3) - Elongated body of water extending from a sea or lake.
Status: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Extends NE from Masset Harbour, within Masset (municipality) at N end of Graham Island, Queen Charlotte Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°00'49"N, 132°08'07"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 103K/1
Origin Notes and History:

Delkatla Inlet adopted 6 February 1948 on Chart #3805, as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Spelling changed 7January 2022 to Dal Ḵáahlii on 103K/1 as recommended by The Council of the Haida Nation and supported by North Coast Regional District, Archipelago Search and Rescue, Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue, and the Village of Masset.

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

Dal Ḵáahliii is the ancestral X̱aad Kíl name for this inlet (Advice from The Council of the Haida Nation, 2020).

Source: included with note