Allison Harbour

Feature Type:Harbour (1) - Sheltered water in a shoreline indentation, suitable for mooring or anchoring vessels.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Extending N from Queen Charlotte Strait, SE of Bramham Island, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°03'05''N, 127°30'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92M/4
Related Maps: 92M/3
92M/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 (?) August 1922 by Geographic Board of Canada.

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

Named after Mr. Allison, manager of logging operations for the Smith-Dollar Lumber Company, circa 1922.

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

False Bay and False Schooner Passage are both identified on BC name card as old names for Allison Harbour.

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