BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Effingham Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of Effingham River, NE of Kennedy Lake, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°09'47''N, 125°16'29''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/3
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 December 1946 on 92F/13, in association with Effingham Inlet, and as labelled on BC Reference Map 1A (date not cited) and on BC Lands' map 2A, 1938.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.