1061 Marine Drive
British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island
- After Alice Whalen, mother of the brothers who founded the Whalen Pulp and Paper Company, which built the pulp mill here in 1917.
- Jeune Landing - After the Jeune brothers, Channel Islanders from Jersey, who manufactured canvas products at Victoria from the time of the gold rushes.
- This was a drop-off point to which the firm shipped tents, tarpaulins, etc. ordered by surveyors, loggers, and others.
- Kewquodie Creek - Possibly from the Kwakwala Indian word meaning 'shelter, calm place.'
- Neroutsos Inlet - Named about 1926 after Captain C.D. Neroutsos, assistant manager (later manager) of the CPR'S British Columbia Coast Steamship Service.
- Port Alice - After Alice Whalen, mother of the brothers who founded the Whalen Pulp and Paper Company, which built the pulp mill here in 1917.
- Victoria Lake - After Victoria Whalen, daughter of the president of Whalen Pulp and Paper Mills Ltd., the company that built the first mill at Port Alice.
- Mount Wolfenden - After Lieutenant Colonel Richard Wolfenden (1836-1911), who arrived in British Columbia in 1859 as a corporal in Colonel Moody's contingent of Royal Engineers.
- He remained in the colony after his unit was disbanded and became the King's Printer in Victoria. Active in the militia, he became in 1889 Lieutenant Colonel of the BC Provincial Regiment of Garrison Artillery.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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