BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Alice Arm
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Locality - A named place or area, with or without a scattered population
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: E side Observatory Inlet at mouth of Kitsault River, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 55°29'00''N, 129°28'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 103P/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Alice Arm (Post Office & Steamer Landing) adopted 6 December 1932 as labelled on BC map 1H, 1917; form of name changed to Alice Arm (Post Office & Landing) 15 April 1981 on 103P/6; further changed to Alice Arm (Locality) 15 December 1982 on 103 P/6.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Alice Arm Post Office was opened 1 April 1916.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office