Adventure Cove

Feature Type:Cove (2) - Water area in a small indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake or river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Lemmens Inlet, just N of Tofino, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°12'08''N, 125°51'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 July 1975 on 92 F/4 as submitted by Ken Gibson, Tofino.

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

So-named in 1791 by Captain Robert Gray, of the "Columbia", the first ship to visit here, arriving in the fall of 1791. Captain Gray built the vessel "Adventure" here, only the 2nd vessel to be constructed on the Pacific northwest coast. See also Fort Defiance, also "Beautiful British Columbia magazine", fall 1967 (file T.1.43)

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