Edmund Rock

Feature Type:Rock (1) - Small mass of rock usually projecting above the water surface.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just off Cape Sutil, the northernmost point on Vancouver Island, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°52'38''N, 128°02'58''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 102I/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 10th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1910, as identified in the BC Pilot, vol 1.

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

Named in 1909 by Captain Walbran after Admiral Sir John Edmund Commerell, RN, GCB, VC. See also Commerell Point

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)