Tyee Mountain

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Tyee Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 1,666 m (5,466 ft)
Prominence 536 m (1,759 ft)
Coordinates 49°58′45.8″N 125°53′39.1″W / 49.979389°N 125.894194°W / 49.979389; -125.894194
Geography
Location Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Vancouver Island Ranges
Topo map NTS 92/F13

Tyee Mountain is a mountain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located 25 km (16 mi) northeast of Gold River and 5 km (3 mi) northeast of Mount Judson,[1] between the head of the Gold River and the Salmon River, at the northwest end of Strathcona Provincial Park. "Tyee", which also means "big" and "chief" or "chiefly in the Chinook Jargon, was applied here in its sense of "big" (i.e. the bigger or biggest one).[2]

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  1. ^ Tyee Mountain in the Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia
  2. ^ "Tyee Mountain". BC Geographical Names.