Douglas Channel

Feature Type:Channel (3) - Narrow stretch of water connecting two bodies of water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Extends NE from Wright Sound to Kitimat, on W side of Hawkesbury Island, Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°40'00''N, 129°08'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103H/11
Related Maps: 103H/10
103H/11
103H/14
103H/15
103H/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 2nd Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 1900.

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

Named after Sir James Douglas (1803 - 1877), Governor of Vancouver Island from 1851 to 1858 and Governor of B.C. from 1858 to 1864.

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