Emily Carr Inlet

Feature Type:Inlet (3) - Elongated body of water extending from a sea or lake.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just W of Doig Anchorage, Chapple Inlet, W side of Princess Royal Island, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°55'36''N, 129°08'56''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103A/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 10 August 1944 on C.3719 as submitted by Hydrographic Service.

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

Named by H.D. Parizeau, Canadian Hydrographic Service: "...after Emily Carr (1871-1945), the famous Victoria painter and writer the scenes and habits of the Queen Charlotte and coastal Indians. Born in Victoria 1871; studied in London, San Francisco and Paris; member of the Canadain Group of Painters; her work is exhibited in the National Gallery of Canada; residing in Victoria 1944."

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