Denham Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW side Gilford Island, in entrance to Tribune Channel, NE of Port McNeill (municipality), Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°47'12''N, 126°29'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/16
Related Maps: 92L/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 January 1949 on BC map 2C, as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer (BC file V.1.48, Ottawa file OBF 2552). Origin/signficance not known.

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

A surveyed Lot No. 1862.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa