BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Charity Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Ralph River near head, just S of Mount Albert Edward in Strathcona Provincial Park, Comox Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°39'33''N, 125°25'57''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/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92F/11, as submitted in 1935 by N.C. Stewart, BCLS.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
One of three lakes; names taken from Corinthinans II, 13:13 "And now abideth Faith, Hope, Charity, these three: but the greatest of these is charity."
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.