Echo Bay

Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW side Gilford Island, Broughton Archipelago, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°45'00''N, 126°29'41''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/16

Origin Notes and History:

Echo Bay (Steamer Landing) adopted 4 April 1957 on C.3576, as identified in USS timetable April 1951. Form of name changed to Echo Bay (Locality) 15 February 1983 on 92L/16. Note: Simoom Sound Post Office is located here.

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