Tribune Rock

Feature Type:Rock (1) - Small mass of rock usually projecting above the water surface.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N of Hurst Island in Gordon Channel, Queen Charlotte Strait, NW of Port Hardy (municipality), Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°51'27''N, 127°33'59''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 May 1947, as submitted by Hydrographic Service

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

Labelled "Grey Rock" on British Admiralty Chart #582, 1864 et seq. Re-named by Hydrographic Service, because of proximity to Boyle Island, after HMS Tribune, Lieut. David Boyle, on this station 1859-60.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.