BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Aeneas 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: Head of Marron River, W of Skaha Lake, SW of Penticton, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°24'04''N, 119°42'04''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.: 82E/5
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey map 420A, Kettle River.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Little Aeneas, a wizened old Indian who lived alone at the south end of the lake for many years, and who died about 1946, age 100+ (Okanagan Historical Society 12th Report, 1948)
Source: included with note