Simoom Sound / Boughton Island / Seymour Inlet
    
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Simoom Sound, BC (Nearby: Echo Bay, Scott Cove, Health Bay, Shawl Bay, Meem Quam Leese)

  • Boughton Island
  • Seymour Inlet

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Simoom Sound, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • After Lieutenant William Robert Broughton, RN, who commanded the armed tender Chatham, which accompanied HMS Discovery during Vancouver's explorations.
  • Early in 1793 Vancouver sent him back to England from Monterey, California, with dispatches.
  • Seymour Inlet - Named after Frederick Seymour, Governor of British Columbia from 1864 until his death, from acute alcoholism, aboard HMS Sparrowhawk at Bella Coola in 1869.
  • MOUNT SEYMOUR and SEYMOUR CREEK north of Vancouver are also named after him. So was SEYMOUR CITY at the north end of SEYMOUR ARM of Shuswap Lake, an important centre during the Big Bend gold rush of 1865-6.
  • 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:
  • Bridie Lake, 5km
  • Mount James, 6km
  • Martin Peak, 10km
  • Pointer Lake, 7km
  • Loose Lake, 7km
  • Bald Mountain, 12km
  • Mount Hawes, 14km
  • Mount Dunsterville, 10km
  • Battle Lake, 10km
  • Mount Plumridge, 16km
  • Mount Mathison, 14km
  • Stoney Mountain, 12km
  • Mount Prescott, 18km
  • Viner Lake, 12km
  • Fraser Lake, 14km
  • Gilford Lake, 13km
  • Eden Lake, 13km
  • Mount Sophia, 18km
  • Mount Lardner, 22km
  • Mackenzie Lake, 22km
  • Mount Burrell, 22km
  • Mount Read, 15km
  • Mount Pasmore, 24km
  • Mount Plowden, 24km
  • Mount Appolina, 21km
  • Mount Beckford, 25km
  • Mount Constable, 25km
  • Mount Walter, 27km
  • Mount Connolly, 22km
  • Mount Thomas, 25km
  • Mount Hulton, 19km
  • Broughton Lake, 20km
  • Mount Stephens, 27km
  • Mount Benedict, 32km
  • Mount Ashe, 25km
  • Mount Peel, 32km
  • Mount Ick, 22km
  • Mount Everingham, 27km
  • Mount Browne, 24km
  • Allardyce Lake, 25km
  • Mount Derby, 35km
  • Mount Sir John, 33km
  • Perpendicular Mountain, 35km
  • Cliff Mountain, 27km
  • Mount Anthony, 29km
  • Mudge Lake, 36km
  • Mount Haig, 27km
  • Phyllis Lake, 24km
  • Mount Cederstedt, 36km
  • Mount Falkner, 31km