Lund / Desolation Sound / Hernando Island / Savary Island

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Lund, BC (Nearby: Bliss Landing, Larsons Landing, Theodosia Arm, Refuge Cove, Sliammon)

  • Desolation Sound
  • Hernando Island
  • Lund
  • Savary Island

1436 Hwy 101
Lund, British Columbia
V8A 4Z3

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • Desolation Sound so called by Captain Vancouver because of both the gloomy aspect of the coast and the lack of fish and berries.
  • Hernando Island - After Hernando Cortes, the conqueror of Mexico. Nearby Cortes Island was named by Galiano and Valdes in 1792.
  • Savary Island - Captain Vancouver notes in his journal for June 1792 that he sailed past 'an island lying in an east and west direction, which I named Savary's Island.' He does not tell us who Savary was, and nobody has been able to identify him.
  • Because of its shape, the Indians called this island Ayhus, meaning 'doubleheaded serpent.' This serpent was trying to return to its cave on Hurtado Point when the Transformer came by and changed it into this island.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Thulin Lake, 2km
  • Lund Lake, 2km
  • Petri Lake, 3km
  • Hinder Lake, 10km
  • Mount Weaver, 15km
  • Unwin Lake, 17km
  • Mount Spooner, 18km
  • Isle Lake, 13km
  • Chipewa Lake, 13km
  • Mount Porteous, 13km
  • Black Lake, 21km
  • Sliammon Lake, 14km
  • Thompson Lake, 21km
  • Little Sliammon Lake, 15km
  • Llanover Mountain, 24km
  • Gunflint Lake, 18km
  • Hague Lake, 18km
  • Cassel Lake, 27km
  • Anvil Lake, 20km
  • Green Mountain, 22km
  • Mount Pardoe, 25km
  • Cranberry Lake, 21km
  • Inland Lake, 20km
  • Cloud Lake, 31km
  • Spire Lake, 20km
  • Mount Addenbroke, 30km
  • Cliff Peak, 27km
  • Spectacle Lake, 27km
  • Wiley Lake, 27km
  • Olsen Lake, 24km
  • Ellis Lake, 31km
  • Cork Lake, 26km
  • Kirk Lake, 28km
  • Robertson Lake, 28km
  • Priest Lake, 28km
  • Mount Bunsen, 33km
  • Surprise Mountain, 30km
  • Confederation Lake, 22km
  • Baile Lake, 33km
  • Mount Monk, 33km
  • Mount Mahony, 22km
  • Emily Lake, 29km
  • Clover Lake, 24km
  • Mount Crawshay, 29km
  • Joe Lake, 34km
  • Mount Perritt, 35km
  • Gloucester Mountain, 35km
  • Powell Lake, 24km
  • Tom Lake, 34km
  • Hammil Lake, 27km