Oona River / Egeria Mountain / Grenville Channel

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Prince Rupert, BC (Nearby: Oona River, Porcher Island, Osland, Hunts Inlet, Kitkatla)

  • Egeria Mountain
  • Grenville Channel

417 2 Ave W
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
V8J 3T0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • Egeria Mountain - After HMS Egeria. The last ship of the Royal Navy to be stationed in BC waters, she was engaged in surveys from 1898 to 1910.
  • Grenville Channel - Named by Captain Vancouver after William Wyndham Grenville, Baron Grenville (1759-1834). Grenville was an able politician, at one time Speaker of the House of Commons and later Home Secretary.
  • Grenville's brother-in-law, the Hon. Thomas Pitt, who inherited the title of Lord Camelford, was one of Vancouver's midshipmen. He proved so unsatisfactory that Vancouver had to discharge him at Hawaii in 1794.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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