Alliford Bay

Feature Type:Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE side of Skidegate Inlet, near NE corner of Moresby Island, Queen Charlotte Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°12'21''N, 131°59'56''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103G/4
Related Maps: 103F/1
103G/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 March 1917.

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

Named in 1866 by Captain Pender, RN, while surveying Skidegate Inlet, after his quartermaster William Alliford.

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