BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Bughouse Bay
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: NW of Broughton Island on N side of Drury Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°53'57''N, 126°58'54''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.: 92L/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 September 1958 on C.3570 as an established local name.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Referring to a deranged settler who once lived in a cabin on the shore of the bay (file J.1.47).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office