BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Bewlay Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: S of W end of Sarita Lake, E of Bamfield, Barclay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 48°53'41''N, 124°54'21''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92C/15
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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