Denham Island (British Columbia)

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Denham Island is an islet north of Sonora Island (British Columbia) in Cordero Channel, near the mouth of Bute Inlet in British Columbia, Canada.[1]

It was named after Admiral Henry Mangles Denham, a noted Royal Navy surveyor, by Captain Pender, master RN in 1864.[2]:137

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denham Island". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/25489.html.
  2. ^ Walbran, Captain John T. (1971), British Columbia Place Names, Their Origin and History (Facsimile reprint of 1909 ed.), Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, ISBN 0-88894-143-9 

Coordinates: 50°47′10″N 126°29′40″W / 50.78611°N 126.49444°W / 50.78611; -126.49444