Coffin Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N side of entrance to Ladysmith Harbour, SE side Vancouver Island between Duncan and Nanaimo, Cowichan Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°59'09''N, 123°45'14''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 January 1946 on C.3450, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 579, 1863 et seq.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office