BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Work Bay
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: E side of Sarah Island, off NW end of Roderick Island in Finlayson Channel, N of Bella Bella, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 52°46'12''N, 128°29'04''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.: 103A/16
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 April 1949 on C.3738 as suggested in 1948 by Hydrograhic Service in association with nearby Sarah Island.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Sarah Work ( -1906), second daughter of John Work, chief factor Hudson's Bay Company, and wife of Roderick Finlayson, also a chief factor HBC. She died at Victoria 26 January 1906.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office