Chatham Channel

Feature Type:Channel (3) - Narrow stretch of water connecting two bodies of water.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Extending S from Knight Inlet between East Cracroft Island and the mainland, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°36'07''N, 126°16'32''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/9
Related Maps: 92K

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 April 1938 on 92L, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 581, 1867 et seq, and on BC map 2C, 1919.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office