BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Lake Beautiful
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Head of Cruikshank River, on Forbidden Plateau in Strathcona Provincial Park, Comox Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°41'15''N, 125°20'11''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:

Lake Beautiful adopted 12 December 1939, as submitted in 1935 with other Forbidden Plateau names by N.C. Stewart, BCLS (file F.2.34).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Comox & District Mountaineering Club advises that the lake was so-named in 1927 by Clinton Wood and Bill Douglas.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office