#1 Opal Drive
British Columbia Tourism Region : Thompson Okanagan
- Face Lake - Translation of the Shuswap Indian name Ski-kloosha, meaning 'face,' with possible reference to the mirror effect of the clear water.
- Gnawed Mountain - A translation of the Shuswap Indian name 'Skutl-heh'-tl,' literally meaning 'eaten to the bone.'
- Leighton Lake - After James Buie Leighton (1851-1946). He came to British Columbia in 1863 and settled at Savona in the 1870s, ranching, running the ferry, and holding the mail contract until the coming of the CPR.
- In 1909 the Leighton family created this lake by building a dam to improve their summer range.
- Mamit Lake - From an Okanagan Indian word applied to the whitefish found in the area.
- McConnell Hill - After Archibald McConnell, local rancher, who — at the age of sixty-five — entered a horse in the 1892 BC Derby, rode it himself, and won.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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