Sydney Inlet

Feature Type:Inlet (3) - Elongated body of water extending from a sea or lake.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW side of Flores Island, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°24'38''N, 126°14'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92E/8
Related Maps: 92E/8
92E/9

Origin Notes and History:

Sydney Inlet was adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 584, published in 1866 from 1861 surveys, and as labelled on BC map 2A, 1920. Spelling confirmed 3 April 1934 on C. 3648. Had been mis-spelled "Sidney Inlet" on BC map 2A, 1913.

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

Named in 1861 by Captain Richards, RN.

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