Broughton Lagoon

Feature Type:Lagoon - Body of water, separated from a lake, river, or sea by a narrow land barrier, which may completely enclose it or leave a shallow passageway into it.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N side of Broughton Island, NE of Port McNeill, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°50'02''N, 126°41'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 April 1957 on C.3576 as labelled on BC map 2C, 1919 et seq. See Broughton Island.

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