De Courcy Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: One of the Gulf Islands, W side of the Strait of Georgia between Galiano and Gabriola Islands, Nanaimo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°06'02''N, 123°44'29''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 October 1945 on C.3577, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 3618, 1907 et seq; the middle of the De Courcy Group of islands, in turn so-named in 1860.

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