Broken Group

Feature Type:Islands - Land area surrounded by water or marsh. Plural of Island.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Barkley Sound, W. of Imperial Eagle Channel, Barclay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°54'00''N, 125°20'20''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92C/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 July 1945 on C.3627, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 584, 1863 et seq, and on BC map 2A, 1913 et seq, and as described in BC Pilot from 1st edition onward, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

Between Imperial Eagle & Loudon Channels, including Brabant Islands, Hand Island, but not Pinkerton Islands. Cree Island is the southernmost island; Reeks Island is the easternmost island (Hydrographic Service, April 1975).

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