Deserters Group

Feature Type:Islands - Land area surrounded by water or marsh. Plural of Island.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Off NE end of Vancouver Island in Ripple Passage, NW of Port Hardy, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°52'34''N, 127°28'10''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 April 1950 on 92/NW, as labelled on BC map 2C, 1919 et seq, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. See Deserters Island for origin information.

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