Bewlay Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of W end of Sarita Lake, E of Bamfield, Barclay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°53'41''N, 124°54'21''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92C/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 January 1979 on 92C/15, as originally submitted February 1923 by F.W. Knewstubb, Water Rights Branch, and as labelled on BC map 2A, 1938 et seq.

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

Named 26 February 1923 by F.W. Knewstubb after Lieutenant T.H. Bewlay, assistant engineer in the Water Rights Branch, who had joined the department in 1912, if not earlier.

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