Dowager Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Finlayson and Mathieson Channels off W side of Don Peninsula, just NW of Bella Bella, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°25'25''N, 128°22'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103A/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 April 1929 on Chart of Milbanke Sound, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 1462, 1872 et seq.

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

Named during Captain Pender's survey, 1867-70.

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