Denny Island / Mount Caro Marion / Cunningham Island / Dean Channel / Fisher Channel / Gunboat Passage / Sir Alexander

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Denny Island, BC (Nearby: Ocean Falls, Bella Bella, Shearwater, Old Bella Bella, Campbell Island)

  • Mount Caro Marion
  • Cunnigham Island
  • Dean Channel
  • Denny Island
  • Fisher Channel
  • Gunboat Passage
  • Ocean Falls

Denny Island, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Description From Owner:
  • After Caro Audres and Marion Black, two of four young people who climbed to its summit in 1911.
  • Cunnigham Island after Thomas Cunningham, an Ulsterman who came to Victoria in 1859. When a member of Vancouver Island's House of Assembly, he voted for union with the mainland colony of British Columbia.
  • Dean Channel - Named by Captain Vancouver after the Very Reverend James King, Dean of Raphoe in Ireland. Vancouver had served under Dean King's son James on Captain Cook's final voyage.
  • Fisher Channel - Named by Captain Vancouver after his 'much respected friend,' the Reverend John Fisher, DO, vicar of Stowey.
  • Gunboat Passage - Named in 1867 after the two little gunboats, HMS Forward and HMS Grappler, that gave sterling service on this coast for years.
  • Ocean Falls - From the impressive waterfall here, where Link Lake empties into Cousins Inlet.
  • 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:
  • Mount Caro Marion, 2km
  • Link Lake, 3km
  • Ikt Lake, 4km
  • Martin Lake, 9km
  • Mokst Lake, 7km
  • Elcho Lake, 12km
  • Four Lakes, 16km
  • Clatse Lake, 12km
  • Mount Keyes, 13km
  • Corner Peak, 21km
  • Walker Lake, 16km
  • Ripley Lake, 16km
  • Ellerslie Lake, 23km
  • Mount Harington, 19km
  • Webster Lake, 21km
  • Sagar Lake, 30km
  • Donald Lake, 24km
  • Ikesumkah Lake, 29km
  • Mount D'Arcy, 29km
  • Emily Lake, 23km
  • Woran Lake, 25km
  • Cranberry Lake, 41km
  • Mount Verney, 29km
  • Mount Bell, 27km
  • Polallie Lake, 35km
  • Nascall Lake, 30km
  • Kisameet Lake, 44km
  • Ingram Lake, 38km
  • Mooto Lake, 41km
  • Gildersleve Lake, 46km
  • Yeo Lake, 30km
  • Woods Lake, 35km
  • Marie Lake, 36km
  • Bishop Lake, 36km
  • Croil Lake, 35km
  • Swannell Lake, 36km
  • Cheenis Lake, 34km
  • Draney Lakes, 50km
  • Eddie Lake, 37km
  • Snass Lake, 38km
  • Pine Lake, 45km
  • Namu Lake, 54km
  • Mount Merritt, 47km
  • McLoughlin Lake, 39km
  • Western Lake, 44km
  • Mount Hand, 39km
  • Osborne Lake, 59km
  • McPherson Lake, 45km
  • Mount Gowlland, 39km
  • Little Koeye Lake, 63km