BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Lake Errock
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Just SW of Harrison Bay, N side of Fraser River opposite Chilliwack, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°13'36''N, 122°00'41''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92G/1
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Origin Notes and History:

"Squakum Lake (not Echo, Erricht, Errich, Squawkum, or Squacum Lake)" adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924. Name changed to Lake Errock 21 May 1974 on 92G/1h.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Spelled "Erroch Lake" on BC Lands' map 2B, 1914. "Lake Errock" adopted to conform to form and spelling established by Lake Errock Post Office.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office