Stuart Island / Bute Inlet / Mount Doogie Dowler / Hole in the Wall / Homathko River
    
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STUART ISLAND, BC (Nearby: Big Bay, Church House, Owen Bay, Surge Narrows, Read Island)

  • Bute Inlet
  • Mount Doogie Dowler
  • Hole in the Wall
  • Homathko River

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STUART ISLAND, British Columbia
V0P 1H0


British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • Named by Vancouver in 1792 after John Stuart, third Earl of Bute (1713-92). An early favourite of George III, Bute was his Prime Minister in 1762-3. He was a civilized man with interests ranging from literature to botany.
  • Mount Doogie Dowler - After Doogie Dowler, from 1949 to 1983 the well-known and widely respected operator of the store at Heriot Bay. The mountain can be seen from the store.
  • Hole in the Wall - The Mainland Comox Indian word for this small round cave in a cliff near high-tide line means 'Raven's chamberpot.'
  • Homathko River - From the Mainland Comox Indian word meaning 'swift water.'
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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