Lake Errock

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just SW of Harrison Bay, N side of Fraser River opposite Chilliwack, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°13'36''N, 122°00'41''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/1

Origin Notes and History:

"Squakum Lake (not Echo, Erricht, Errich, Squawkum, or Squacum Lake)" adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924. Name changed to Lake Errock 21 May 1974 on 92G/1h.

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

Spelled "Erroch Lake" on BC Lands' map 2B, 1914. "Lake Errock" adopted to conform to form and spelling established by Lake Errock Post Office.

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