Place names of the Pacific Northwest Coast: origins, histories and anecdotes in bibliographic form about the coast of British Columbia, Washington and Oregon
An alphabetical listing of place names, including anecdotes about their discoverers and stories about their ships.
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Admiral Sir Admiralty Beaver Board of Canada British Columbia Cape Captain John Captain Kellett Captain Pender Captain Richards Channel chart chief circa Commander John Cove crew East side Egeria entrance point Expedition in 1841 Galiano and Valdes Galiano Island Geographic Board H.M. surveying vessel H.M.S. Egeria H.M.S. Hecate H.M.S. Plumper Haro Strait Henry Hudson's Bay Company Indian name Inlet Inskip Islet James Kuper Lighthouse Lopez Island Meares Named after Admiral Named after Captain Named after H.M.S. Named by Captain Named by Commander Named by Vancouver Nanaimo naval Nootka Island North East North end North side North West officers Orcas Island Pacific Parry Passage Peninsula Porcher Island Port Prevost Princess Royal Quadra Queen Charlotte Islands Rear Admiral Reef resurveying River Rock Royal Navy schooner ship shore sloop South East South end South side South West Spanish station steamer tribe Vancouver Island Victoria Washington West side Whidbey Wilkes Expedition William