Clio Channel

Feature Type:Channel (3) - Narrow stretch of water connecting two bodies of water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between West Cracroft and Turnour Islands, Johnstone Strait, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°35'22''N, 126°24'09''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 September 1947 on C.3584, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 1868 et seq, and on BC map 2C, 1919, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

Named by Captain Pender, RN, c1866, in association with Turnour Island; Captain Nicholas E.B. Turnour had command of HMS Clio on her second commission of this station, 1864-1868. See Clio Bay for a further description.

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