445 HAYIMLISAXAA WAY
British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC
- After Jacinto Caamano, commander of the Spanish corvette Aranzazu, which was in these waters in 1792.
- Named by Caamano in 1792. In classical times a large area in southern Italy was called Campania.
- Emily Carr Inlet - After the Victoria eccentric (1871-1945) who, at her best, painted with genius BC landscapes and Indian scenes.
- Gil Island - Named by Caamano in 1792. There is no record as to what Gil he intended to honour, but Walbran notes that a Juan Gil was ensign bearer on the Duke of Medina-Sidonia's flagship when the Spanish Armada sailed for England.
- Gribbell Island - Named in 1867 by Lieutenant (later Captain) D. Pender, RN, after his brother-in-law, the Reverend Francis B. Gribbell.
- Gribbell lived in Victoria from 1865 to 1875, serving first as rector of St. John's, Victoria, then of St. Paul's, Esquimalt, and finally as principal of the Collegiate School, Victoria.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
Address of this page: http://bc.ruralroutes.com/CaamanoSound