Deep Bay

Feature Type:Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S end of Baynes Sound, NW of Bowser on E side of Vancouver Island, Newcastle Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°27'39''N, 124°44'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 10 July 1923, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 333, 1900 et seq, and on BC map 2A, 1913 et seq. "Deep Bay (not Lymn Bay)" identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Deep Bay re-approved 28 July 1945 on C.3579.

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