Chain Islets

Feature Type:Islets - Small island. Plural of Islet.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W of Discovery Island off Oak Bay, Victoria Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°25'03''N, 123°15'56''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/6

Origin Notes and History:

Chain Islets adopted 6 November 1934 on National Defence sheet 415a, Victoria, as recommended by Hydrographic Service; not Chain Islands as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 1911, published in 1849 from 1847 surveys by Captain Kellett.

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