BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Compton Point
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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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
Relative Location: NW entrance point of Wells Passage opposite North Broughton Island, N of Port McNeill, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°53'09''N, 126°53'45''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 labelled on British Admiralty Chart 581, 1867 et seq, and on BC map 2C, 1919. See Compton Island for origin information.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office