Avery Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Off NE end of Stephens Island, W of Prince Rupert, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°12'42''N, 130°45'32''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103J/2

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