Trutch Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N end of Estevan Group, just SE of Banks Island, Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°05'45''N, 129°40'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103H/4

Origin Notes and History:

North Island adopted 5 December 1933 on OBF 1420. Name changed to Trutch Island 3 February 1950 on C.3724, as recommended by Hydrographic Service.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

Renamed after Joseph W. Trutch, first Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.