BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Bedwell 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 Indian Arm, just N of Burrard Inlet, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°19'24''N, 122°54'37''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.: 92G/7
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 February 1948 on C.3434, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 1922, 1860 et seq, as labelled on BC map 2B, 1914, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer (file H.1.29).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named by Captain Richards, RN, after Staff Commander Edward Parker Bedwell, second master aboard HM surveying vessel Plumper, 1857-60. Master 1860, and appointed to HMS Hecate, which vessel relieved the Plumper of her surveying duties in December 1860. Staff commander, retired, 1870.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office