Great Central Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N of Sproat Lake, NW of Port Alberni (city), Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°22'05''N, 125°11'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/6
Related Maps: 92F/6
92F/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 8 August 1948 on 92F/6, as labelled on Trutch's 1871 map of British Columbia, et seq, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

Labelled "Central Lake" on "Plan of the Route of the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition" undertaken by Dr. Robert Brown for the Royal Geographical Society, 1864.

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