Beaver Cove

Feature Type:Cove (2) - Water area in a small indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake or river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S. of junction of Broughton and Johnstone Straits, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°32'30''N, 126°51'29''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 May 1933 on 92 L/7, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 581, published in 1867 from surveys of 1860.

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

Named in 1860 by Captain Richard, RN, after HBC's paddle steamer Beaver, the first steam vessel on the northwest coast (the Tilica was the first steamer on the Pacific coast, but was not north of the Panama area). See Beaver Harbour for more details.

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