Compton Point

Feature Type:Point - Land area jutting into a water feature; also used for a convex change in direction of a shoreline.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW entrance point of Wells Passage opposite North Broughton Island, N of Port McNeill, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°53'09''N, 126°53'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/15

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