Croteau Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Forbidden Plateau, Head of Browns River, Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°42'11''N, 125°19'14''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92F/11, as submitted September 1935 by Comox Mountaineering Club.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

Named by Ruth Masters, Comox & District Mountaineering Club, after Mr. Eugene Croteau, Comox resident, who operated the Croteau Guest Camp here in the 1930's.

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