Divers Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N side Forbidden Plateau, Strathcona Provincial Park, E of Courtenay, Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°43'30''N, 125°21'44''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.

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