Pooley Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Mathieson and Finlayson Channels, NW of Don Peninsula N of Bella Bella, Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°43'31''N, 128°14'26''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103A/9
Related Maps: 103A/16
103A/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 16 June 1946 on 103/SE as submitted by Hydrographic Services.

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

After Charles Edward Pooley, called to the bar 1877; appointed Queen's Counsel 27 May 1887; appointed president of the Executive Council of British Columbia 3 August 1889.

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