BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Columbia Islet
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Feature Types.
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Islet - Small island
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: E side of Lemmens Inlet, N of Tofino, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°12'08''N, 125°51'19''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.: 92F/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 July 1975 on 92F/4, as submitted by Ken Gibson, Tofino, in association with Adventure Cove.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Captain Gray's ship "Columbia", wintered in the cove here 1791-1792. See also Fort Defiance, also "Beautiful British Columbia magazine", fall 1967 (file T.1.43)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office