BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Croteau Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Forbidden Plateau, Head of Browns River, Comox Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°42'11''N, 125°19'14''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/11
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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