Carpenter Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Bridge River, NW of Lillooet, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°51'48''N, 122°33'07''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/15
Related Maps: 92J/15
92J/16

Origin Notes and History:

Carpenter Reservoir adopted 7 June 1951; form of name changed to Carpenter Lake 5 July 1951 on 92J and 92NE.

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

After Mr. Carpenter, who first came to BC from the United States in 1909, with the firm Sanderson & Porter, and who was responsible for much of the early design work for the Bridge River project, and for the tunnel construction carried out from 1927 to 1931; retired 1944.

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