Holberg Inlet

Feature Type:Inlet (3) - Elongated body of water extending from a sea or lake.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW extention of Quatsino Sound, at NW end of Vancouver Island, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°36'03"N, 127°44'02"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92L/12
Related Maps: 102I/9
92L/12

Origin Notes and History:

Holberg Inlet adopted 6 April 1926 on Ottawa file OBF 0988, as recommended by Hydrographic Service; not "West Arm (Quatsino Sound)" as identified on earlier charts. Re-approved 6 May 1947 on 102I/9, 3 June 1947 on 92L/12 and 6 November 1952 on 102I.

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

Named by H.D. Parizeau, Hydrographic Service, "...after the Norwegian [sic] settlement at head of the inlet." [this was a Danish settlement, in turn named after a Danish writer]. See Holberg (community) for additional origin information.

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