Argus Mountain

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
Relative Location: SE of Milla Lake, SE of S end Comox Lake, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°32'19''N, 125°23'12''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92 F/11, as submitted September 1935 by Ben Hughes, Comox & District Mountaineering Club (file F.1.34).

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

To recognize the newspaper, Comox Argus, whose editor, Mr. Ben Hughes, attempted to climb this mountain in 1931. Argus in turn means "watchful guardian"

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