BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Galiano Gallery
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Cliff (2) - A steep rock face projecting nearly vertically from the surrounding land
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just S of Malaspina Point at NW end of Gabriola Island, facing Nanaimo Harbour, Nanaimo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°11'29''N, 123°52'17''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.: 92G/4
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Origin Notes and History:

"Galiano Gallery (not Malaspina's Gallery)" adopted in the 6th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1906, located on the south side of Malaspina Point as identified on early Spanish charts and on 1905 edition of British Admiralty Chart 2512. Location confirmed 24 November 1970 on C.3456; this feature is located on the south side of Malaspina Point.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office