BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Ball Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
:
Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: S of Lake Helen MacKenzie on Forbidden Plateau, Strathcona Provincial Park, Comox Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°41'46''N, 125°18'55''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/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92 F/11, as suggested September 1935 by Comox Mountaineering Club (file F.2.34).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Mr. A.B. Ball, a Courtenay alderman who took a special interest in the development of the Forbidden Platuea area. For many years he had owned the general store at Royston.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office