Alta Lake

Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BCR, SW side of Alta Lake, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°06'00''N, 122°59'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92J/2
Related Maps: 92J

Origin Notes and History:

Alta Lake (Railway Point) adopted 6 September 1951 on 92 J, as labelled on BC map 2B, 1914. Form of name changed to Alta Lake (locality) 31 March 1983 on 92J/2.

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