Columbia Islet

Feature Type:Islet - Small island.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Lemmens Inlet, N of Tofino, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°12'08''N, 125°51'19''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 July 1975 on 92F/4, as submitted by Ken Gibson, Tofino, in association with Adventure Cove.

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

After Captain Gray's ship "Columbia", wintered in the cove here 1791-1792. See also Fort Defiance, also "Beautiful British Columbia magazine", fall 1967 (file T.1.43)

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