Ball Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of Lake Helen MacKenzie on Forbidden Plateau, Strathcona Provincial Park, Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°41'46''N, 125°18'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/11

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