Chackchack Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW side Nelson Island, NW of Sechelt Peninsula, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°40'58''N, 124°09'16''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 July 1950 on C.3589. Not clear if this is an established local name or a new name.

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

Named after L.H. Roberts of Nelson Island, whose Indian name is Chack-chak (the Chinook Jargon word for "bald eagle"); nearby Zoe, Lee and Yolana Lakes were named at the same time, after Roberts' children.

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