Greig Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W of Buttle Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park, Nootka Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°39'02''N, 125°37'37''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/12

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