Sunrise Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just N of Mount Albert Edward near head of Oyster River, in Strathcona Provincial Park W of Courtenay, Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°42'42''N, 125°24'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92F/11, as labelled on a sketch by C. S. Wood, 1928; an established local name now. Confirmed 7 October 1948 on 92F/11.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

"Driftwood Lake" identified in BC files as old/other name for Sunrise Lake.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office