BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Byron 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: N shore of Drury Inlet, N of Port McNeill, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°54'15''N, 127°01'16''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/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Byron Point adopted 6 January 1949 on Ottawa file OBF 2552, as recommended by Hydrographic Service and labelled on BC map 2C, 1948; not Thomas Point as had been labelled on 1919 & 1929 editions of BC map 2C. Change recommended to avoid duplication.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Re-named by Hydrographic Service, after Byron Drury. See Drury Inlet.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office