Comox Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Puntledge River, S of Courtenay, Nelson Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°37'15''N, 125°09'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 March 1922 on Ottawa file OBF 0671, as labelled on BC map 2C, 1919. See Comox and Comox Harbour.

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

Labelled "Puntledge Lake" on Robert Brown's September 1864 sketch "Plan of Route, Comox Harbour to Alberni Canal" followed by the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition.

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