BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Vesuvius
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Landing (1) - A coastal or shore location where boats may put in to load or unload
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On Ferry, W. side of Saltspring Island, Saltspring Island Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 48°53'00''N, 123°34'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92B/13
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Origin Notes and History:

Vesuvius Bay (Steamer Landing) adopted 3 May 1951 on C3450. Form of name changed to Vesuvius (Landing) 1 October 1965 on C3452.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.