BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Horne Lake
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Feature Types.
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Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Expansion of Qualicum River W of Qualicum Beach, Alberni Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°20'32''N, 124°42'01''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/7
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 July 1945 on C.3579, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 580, 1867 et seq.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Adam Horne, HBC storekeeper at Nanaimo, who 'discovered' this lake in 1856.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
"...Adam Horne (1831-1903) ...a man of tremendous personal courage, was perhaps the first white man to cross the waist of Vancouver Island."
Source: Akrigg, Helen B. and Akrigg, G.P.V; 1001 British Columbia Place Names; Discovery Press, Vancouver 1969, 1970, 1973.