Cumshewa / Cumshewa Inlet / Gillatt Arm
    
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Sandspit, BC (Nearby: Cumshewa, New Clew, Skedans, Thurston Harbour, Tanu)

  • Cumshewa Inlet

383 Beach Rd
Sandspit, British Columbia
V0T 1T0


British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • Named about 1788 after the Indian chief here. In 1794 Cumshewa and his Haidas massacred the crew of the American trading vessel Resolution.
  • Cumshewa is derived from the Kwakwala Indian word meaning 'rich at the mouth [of the river].'
  • Gillatt Arm - After Captain J.B. Gillatt, a retired Indian Army officer who settled at Sandspit in 1911.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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Attractions:
Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Heather Lake, 9km
  • Mount Carl, 12km
  • Mathers Lake, 12km
  • Dass Lake, 15km
  • Mount Kermode, 14km
  • Skidegate Lake, 19km
  • Mount Poole, 25km
  • Cumshewa Mountain, 23km
  • Newcombe Peak, 20km
  • Redtop Mountain, 29km
  • Queen Charlotte Mountains, 22km
  • Anna Lake, 40km
  • Mount Laysen, 41km
  • Takakia Lake, 28km
  • Apex Mountain, 40km
  • Stony Peak, 34km
  • Mount Moresby, 27km
  • Summit Lakes, 42km
  • Mosquito Lake, 29km
  • Double Mountain, 36km
  • Fairfax Lake, 41km
  • Moresby Lake, 31km
  • Mount Oliver, 42km
  • Mosquito Mountain, 31km
  • Tasu Mountain, 40km
  • Mount Moody, 42km
  • Mount De la Touche, 44km
  • Cirque Lakes, 42km
  • Emerslund Lake, 38km
  • Mount Rory, 38km
  • Skowkona Mountain, 44km
  • Stripe Mountain, 39km
  • Turner Peak, 40km
  • Mount Russ, 42km
  • Nipple Mountain, 43km
  • Mount Chisholm, 41km
  • Russ Lake, 42km
  • Mount Genevieve, 45km
  • Stanley Lake, 45km
  • Slatechuck Mountain, 45km
  • Feather Lake, 54km
  • Mount Raymond, 45km
  • Snow Peak, 42km
  • Mount Etheline, 47km
  • Sue Lake, 51km
  • Mount Seymour, 45km
  • Mount Needham, 47km
  • Birch Mountain, 47km
  • Hump Mountain, 46km
  • Mount Stapleton, 49km