180 Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W of Refuge Lake, just outside SE end of Mount Edziza Provincial Park, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°21'22''N, 130°28'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104G/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 January 1980 on 104G, as submitted by Geological Survey of Canada.

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

So-named by area pilots, because the lake is large enough for safe operation of the Cessna 180 float plane.

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