Lake Beautiful

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of Cruikshank River, on Forbidden Plateau in Strathcona Provincial Park, Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°41'15''N, 125°20'11''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/11

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