Ray Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Falls Creek, E of Clearwater Lake in Wells Grey Provincial Park, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°13'58''N, 120°04'09''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93A/1

Origin Notes and History:

Falls Lake (not Fall Lake) adopted 1 September 1960. Name changed to Ray Lake 1 June 1966 on 93 A - the well-known local name according to Wells Grey Park superintendant. Origin/signficance not explained.

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