Cecil Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just NE of Fort St. John, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°20'13''N, 120°36'07''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94A/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 March 1929 on 94/SE, as labelled on BC Lands' map 3E, 1918 et seq. Re-approved 10 May 1954 on 93P.

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

Presumably named in 1910, after Major Cecil Morton Roberts, who was chief draughtsman at the Surveyor-General's Branch, BC Department of Lands in 1910.

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