BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Rumble Beach
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StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Port Alice (municipality), E side of Neroutsos Inlet, Quatsino Sound, Rupert Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°25'40''N, 127°29'05''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92L/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Rumble Beach (settlement) adopted 6 January 1969 on C.3690 - the residential townsite for Port Alice (municipality)
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.
A 500 acre cleared area beside Pebble Beach: 6 apartment buildings under construction, located 1.5 miles south of Jeune Landing. (Victoria Colonist, 8 August 1964); photograph of Rumble Beach in Victoria Colonist, 9 August 1964, p.12. Served by Northland Navigation Company Ltd., (timetable #27, 22 October 1965).
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.