BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Beaufort Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE of S end of Comox Lake, Nelson Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°30'19''N, 125°02'28''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.: 92F/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92F/11, as suggested February 1936 by BC Geographic Division - this lake is an expansion of Beafort Creek, in turn named in association with Beaufort Range.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office