BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Chackchack Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: SW side Nelson Island, NW of Sechelt Peninsula, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°40'58''N, 124°09'16''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/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 July 1950 on C.3589. Not clear if this is an established local name or a new name.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named after L.H. Roberts of Nelson Island, whose Indian name is Chack-chak (the Chinook Jargon word for "bald eagle"); nearby Zoe, Lee and Yolana Lakes were named at the same time, after Roberts' children.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office