BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Burnaby Shoal
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Shoal - Elevation of the ocean bed; composed of unconsolidated material and posing a hazard to surface navigation
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Vancouver Harbour, SE. of Brockton Point, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°18'00''N, 123°07'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92G/6
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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)