Jack of Clubs Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Jack of Clubs Creek at Wells, W of Barkerville, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°05'23''N, 121°35'39''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93H/4

Origin Notes and History:

Jack of Clubs Lake (not Jack o' Clubs) adopted 6 June 1922, as labelled on Amos Bowman's map of the Cariboo Mining District, 1887-88.

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

Had been labelled "Jack Club Lake" on an 1861 map of the Cariboo Gold Fields.

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