Apodaca Cove

Feature Type:Cove (2) - Water area in a small indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake or river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Bowen Island in entrance to Howe Sound, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°21'09''N, 123°20'22''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 January 1954 on C.3586 and 92G/6.

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

Named to maintain a reference to Spanish navigator Jose Maria Navaez' exploration and survey work in this area; he had named Bowen Island "Isla de Apodaca" in 1791. See the booklet "Isla de Apodaca" compiled by J.S. Matthews, Vancouver City Archivist, 1968.

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