Burnaby Shoal

Feature Type:Shoal - Elevation of the bed of a body of water; composed of unconsolidated material and posing a hazard to surface navigation.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Vancouver Harbour, SE. of Brockton Point, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°18'00''N, 123°07'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92G/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 15 April 1946 on C.3433, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 1922, 1868. See Burnaby Lake.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named in 1859 by Captain Richards.

Source: Walbran, John T; British Columbia Coast Names, 1592-1906: their origin and history; Ottawa, 1909 (republished for the Vancouver Public Library by J.J. Douglas Ltd, Vancouver, 1971)