BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Echo Bay
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Locality - A named place or area, with or without a scattered population
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW side Gilford Island, Broughton Archipelago, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°45'00''N, 126°29'41''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/16
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Origin Notes and History:

Echo Bay (Steamer Landing) adopted 4 April 1957 on C.3576, as identified in USS timetable April 1951. Form of name changed to Echo Bay (Locality) 15 February 1983 on 92L/16. Note: Simoom Sound Post Office is located here.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office