BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Divers Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
:
Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: N side Forbidden Plateau, Strathcona Provincial Park, E of Courtenay, Comox Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°43'30''N, 125°21'44''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.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
"Originally named by John Brown, early prospector, because the loon ("hell-diver") feeds here." (advice from Clinton S. Wood, who built the original Strathcona Park Lodge, and who so-labelled this feature on a map displayed in the Lodge from 1935 onwards.)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office