Croasdaile Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Off S side of Smith Island, at entrance to Skeena River, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°06'34''N, 130°12'29''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103J/1

Origin Notes and History:

Croasdaile Island adopted 5 April 1927 on C.313 as recommended by Hydrographic Service; not "Bay Island" as labelled on BC map 3M, 1916. Re-approved 3 April 1952 on 103 J, and 8 July 1954 on 103 J/1.

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

Named by H.D. Parizeau, Hydrographic Service, after to a well-known man who lived in Victoria prior to 1900. [the reason or significance for this choice was not explained by Mr. Parizeau.]

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