BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Oyster River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows E into Strait of Georgia, S of Kuhushan Point between Courtenay and Campbell River (city), Comox Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°52'21''N, 125°06'57''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92F/14
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92F/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92F/11 as labelled on BC Lands and Works map of New Westminster District & Adjacent Islands, 1902, and on BC map 2C, 1919 et seq; named in association with Oyster Bay. Re-approved 27 April 1945 on C.3591.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Headwaters at 49 42 - 125 29 on 92F/11.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa