Elsie Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Ash River, SE of Comox Lake, Newcastle Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°27'08''N, 125°07'44''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/6

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