BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Avery Island
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Off NE end of Stephens Island, W of Prince Rupert, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 54°12'42''N, 130°45'32''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.: 103J/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Confirmed 6 February 1948 on C.3714, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 2453, published in 1872 from surveys of 1867-69, and as listed in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Presumably named by Captain Pender, RN. Significance not known.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office