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Denny Island, BC (Nearby: Ocean Falls, Bella Bella, Shearwater, Old Bella Bella, Campbell Island)

  • Mount Caro Marion
  • Cunnigham Island
  • Dean Channel
  • Denny Island
  • Fisher Channel
  • Gunboat Passage

#1 Shearwater Road
Denny Island, British Columbia
V0T 1B0


British Columbia Tourism Region : Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Description From Owner:
  • After Caro Audres and Marion Black, two of four young people who climbed to its summit in 1911.
  • Cunnigham Island after Thomas Cunningham, an Ulsterman who came to Victoria in 1859. When a member of Vancouver Island's House of Assembly, he voted for union with the mainland colony of British Columbia.
  • Dean Channel - Named by Captain Vancouver after the Very Reverend James King, Dean of Raphoe in Ireland. Vancouver had served under Dean King's son James on Captain Cook's final voyage.
  • Fisher Channel - Named by Captain Vancouver after his 'much respected friend,' the Reverend John Fisher, DO, vicar of Stowey.
  • Gunboat Passage - Named in 1867 after the two little gunboats, HMS Forward and HMS Grappler, that gave sterling service on this coast for years.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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  • King Island

  • Named by Captain Vancouver after his 'late highly-esteemed and much-lamented friend, Captain James King of the navy.'


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