Boswell Inlet

Feature Type:Inlet (3) - Elongated body of water extending from a sea or lake.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE side of entrance of Rivers Inlet, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°21'41''N, 127°28'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92M/6
Related Maps: 92M/5
92M/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 October 1948 on C.3776.

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

Named in 1903 by Captain Walbran, after Hazel and Olive Boswell, daughters of St. George Boswell, harbour engineer, Quebec, and grandaughters of Sir Henri G. Joly de Lotbiniere, KCMG, Lieutenant Governor of BC, 1900 - 1906.

Source: Walbran, John T; British Columbia Coast Names, 1592-1906: their origin and history; Ottawa, 1909 (republished for the Vancouver Public Library by J.J. Douglas Ltd, Vancouver, 1971)