Work Bay

Feature Type:Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Sarah Island, off NW end of Roderick Island in Finlayson Channel, N of Bella Bella, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°46'12''N, 128°29'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103A/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 April 1949 on C.3738 as suggested in 1948 by Hydrograhic Service in association with nearby Sarah Island.

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

After Sarah Work ( -1906), second daughter of John Work, chief factor Hudson's Bay Company, and wife of Roderick Finlayson, also a chief factor HBC. She died at Victoria 26 January 1906.

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