BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Elsie Lake
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: Expansion of Ash River, SE of Comox Lake, Newcastle Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°27'08''N, 125°07'44''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/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Elsie Lake adopted 8 July 1948 on 92F/6, as labelled on BC map 2A, 1913 et seq, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Origin/significance not recorded.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Licence to dam the outlet of Elsie Lake issued 14 December 1952, per Water Rights file #0212196. Dam(s) constructed in 1957; the resulting increased pondage submerged nearby Castle Lake.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office