Vesuvius

Feature Type:Landing (1) - A coastal or shore location where boats may put in to load or unload.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On Ferry, W. side of Saltspring Island, Saltspring Island Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°53'00''N, 123°34'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92B/13

Origin Notes and History:

Vesuvius Bay (Steamer Landing) adopted 3 May 1951 on C3450. Form of name changed to Vesuvius (Landing) 1 October 1965 on C3452.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.