Mount Arthur

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Queens Reach Jervis Inlet, NE of Powell River (city), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°07'02''N, 123°56'18''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/4

Origin Notes and History:

Mount Arthur adopted 5 February 1924, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 579, 1865.

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

Named by Captain Richards, RN, while surveying these waters in 1860, in association with the adjacent Mount Wellington, after Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), the great Duke of Wellington.

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