BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Father and Son Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of Franklin River, SE of Port Alberni (city), Barclay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°06'53''N, 124°37'59''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/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 November 1950 on 92F - a long-established local name, and as labelled on Lands and Works Dept. "Sketch Map of China Creek Mining Camp" by E.B. MacKay, 1895. Origin/significance not recorded.
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.