Meares Bluff

Feature Type:Bluff (1) - A shoreline terrain elevation with an almost perpendicular face.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Effingham Island, one of the Broken Group in Pacific Rim National Park, Barclay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°52'00''N, 125°17'24''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92C/14

Origin Notes and History:

Bold Bluff adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 584, 1863 et seq. Name changed to Meares Bluff 6 November 1934 on C.3627, as recommended by Hydrographic Service to avoid duplication. See Meares Island for origin information.

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