BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Greig 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: W of Buttle Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park, Nootka Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°39'02''N, 125°37'37''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/12
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1965 on 92F/12, as submitted by Ruth Masters, Comox District Mountaineering Club. Also Greig Ridge and Greig Creek.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named by Ruth Masters, Comox District Mountaineering Club, after Edward James "Ted" Greig, botanist and horticulturalist from Royston, who made a lifelong study of the alpine & subapline flowers on Forbidden Plateau and elsewhere in Strathcona Park.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office