Sproat Bay

Feature Type:Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE side of Tzartus Island, W side of Barkley Sound, Barclay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°54'17"N, 125°04'44"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92C/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 April 1934 on C.327, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 584, 1861 et seq., 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