Gem Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE of Mount Albert Edward on E side of Buttle Lake, in Strathcona Provincial Park, Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°41'27''N, 125°25'03''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 92F/11, as submitted by A.J. Campbell, BCLS. Confirmed 7 October 1948 on 92F/11.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

Regan's 1930 E&N survey party had called this "Emerald Lake"; changed to Gem Lake to avoid duplication.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office