Casey Point

Feature Type:Point - Land area jutting into a water feature; also used for a convex change in direction of a shoreline.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W end of Kaien Island, Prince Rupert, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°16'33''N, 130°21'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103J/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 February 1928 on C.301, as recommended by Hydrographic Service; confirmed 3 July 1946 on C.3702 and 8 July 1954 on 103 J/8.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named in 1906 by Mr. G.B. Dodge, after Major W.A. Casey, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway topographical engineer who was camped at this point in the early surveys of 1906. See Casey Cove.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office