BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Matsqui Island
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
:
Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Fraser River, S. of mouth of Silverdale Creek, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°07'15''N, 122°20'51''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/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Matsqui Islands adopted 12 December 1939. Form of name changed to Matsqui Island 2 October 1952 on 92G/1 - this is now one island. See Matsqui (Urban Community) for origin.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.