BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Bowser 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: Expansion of Bowser River, NE of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 56°26'40''N, 129°33'45''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.: 104A/5
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 104A/5
104A/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 24 July 1945 on 104/SE, as labelled on BC Lands' map 1H, 1917.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named in 1912 by Charles P. Hickman, who had located the lake that year while making a tour of inspection of sockeye salmon spawning areas of the Nass basin; after William J. Bowser, former Premier of the province.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office