Tonquin Hill

Feature type: Hill
Province: British Columbia
Location: Alta-BC boundary, headwaters of Tonquin Creek
Latitude: 52°44’00”
Longitude: 118°19’00”
NTS map: 83D/9
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
Named after the John Jacob Astor’s ship, the Tonquin, which in 1810 sailed from New York and founded Fort Astoria, a trading post at the mouth of the Columbia River.

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