977 South Maquinna Drive
British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island
- Haihte Range - Formerly called Rugged Range. When a new name was needed, an Indian vocabulary list was consulted, and haihte, Kwakwala for 'fish head,' was chosen.
- Hanna Channel - After Captain James Hanna, who put in at Nootka in 1785 with his fur-trading vessel Harmon, in which he had sailed from China. Hanna, the first white visitor to British Columbia since Cook in 1778,
- came back for more furs in 1786, this time with the Sea Otter.
- Hisnit Inlet - From the Nootka Indian word meaning 'place of sockeye salmon.'
- Jewitt Cove - After the central character in The Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt, Only Survivor of the Crew of the Ship Boston, during a Captivity of Nearly Three Years among the Savages of Nootka Sound.
- Actually young Jewitt was one of two survivors when Indians captured the Boston in 1803.
- Kendrick Inlet - After John Kendrick, who, with his fellow American Gray, traded off this coast in 1788-91. They are said in one instance to have received from the Indians sea otter skins worth $8,000 in return for trade goods worth $100.
- Kendrick was killed in 1794 when a British ship, accidentally using a loaded cannon to salute the Hawaiian king, sent the shot into Kendrick's ship, the Washington, killing him and several of his crew.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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