17 Finlayson St
British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC
- Brown Passage - Named in 1793 by Captain Vancouver after the captain of the Butterworth, who had sent out a whaleboat to guide Vancouver to the safe harbour where the Butterworth and two other English ships were anchored.
- Dundas Island - Named by Captain Vancouver after Henry Dundas (1742-1811), Treasurer of the Royal Navy. Dundas was created Viscount Melville in 1802.
- Ginlulak Creek - From a Nisgha Indian word meaning 'place of corpses,' referring to the finding of a large number of bones in the creek.
- Iknouk River - From a Nisgha Indian word having something to do with the old type of halibut hook.
- Ishkheenickh River - From the Nisgha Indian word meaning 'water out from among the pine tree(s).'
- Kateen River - Probably derived from the Nisgha Indian word that means 'see fish weirs or traps.'
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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