BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Work Point
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Point - Land area jutting into a water feature; also used for a convex change in the direction of a shoreline
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Victoria Harbour, Esquimalt Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 48°25'26''N, 123°23'39''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.: 92B/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Wark Point adopted 20 March 1907 on Ottawa file OBF 0023, as identified in Walbran's manuscript. Form of name changed to Work Point 5 April 1927, as had been labelled on Pemberton's 1855 map Southeastern Districts of Vancouver Island, and on British Admiralty Chart 567, 1864. (Ottawa file OBF 0023).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office