Poison Cove

Feature Type:Cove (2) - Water area in a small indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake or river.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of Mussel Inlet, Range 3, Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°54'21''N, 128°02'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103A/16
Related Maps: 103A

Origin Notes and History:

Decision on 103A.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

Named by Captain Vancouver 17 June 1793, in association with the death of John Carter. See Carter Bay.

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