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- Collison Bay after Archdeacon William Henry Collison, the Anglican apostle to the Haidas, who began his missionary endeavours among them in 1876. Author of In the Wake of the War Canoe.
- Houston Stewart Channel - Formerly Barrell Sound. Named in 1853 by Captain J.C. Prevost, commanding HMS Virago, in compliment to his predecessor.
- Stewart had been a most popular captain, he and his wife being roundly cheered by the Virago's officers and crew when he went ashore after relinquishing command at Callao.
- Hoya Passage - From the Haida name for 'raven,' but the Haidas' own name for the passage means 'channel behind.'
- Huxley Island - Named by G.M. Dawson in 1878 after Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), the famous biologist.
- Ikeda Cove - After Arichika Ikeda, the Japanese who discovered copper here in 1906. Awaya, Ikeda and Co. subsequently operated a mine here.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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