Pearse Canal Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just inside BC-Alaska boundary at S entrance to Pearse Canal, N of Prince Rupert, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°47'05''N, 130°36'32''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103J/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 22 December 1986 on 103J/15 and C.3960, as submitted by Hydrograhic Service in association with Pearse Canal.

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

See Sailing Directions, vol 2, ed 10, 1985, p. 333: the Canadian Hydrographic Service maintains a light on the island.

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