BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Denham Island
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW side Gilford Island, in entrance to Tribune Channel, NE of Port McNeill (municipality), Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°47'12''N, 126°29'36''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/16
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92L/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 January 1949 on BC map 2C, as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer (BC file V.1.48, Ottawa file OBF 2552). Origin/signficance not known.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
A surveyed Lot No. 1862.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa