BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Sunrise Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Just N of Mount Albert Edward near head of Oyster River, in Strathcona Provincial Park W of Courtenay, Comox Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°42'42''N, 125°24'40''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 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