BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Cox Bay
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Esowista Peninsula facing Templar Channel, S of Tofino, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°06'13''N, 125°52'58''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.: 92F/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Cox Bay adopted 6 November 1934 on C.327, as recommended by Hydrographic Service, not "False Bay" as labelled on early British Admiralty Charts.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office