Arrow Passage

Feature Type:Passage - Variation of Pass: Narrow stretch of water connecting two larger water bodies.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Bonwick and Mars Islands, SE of Broughton Island, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°42'49''N, 126°39'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 April 1950 on 92/NW, as labelled on BC map 2C, 1919 and listed in 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

Named c1867 by Captain Pender, RN, after the British trading schooner Arrow, engaged on this coast in 1862.

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