East Redonda Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: In entrance to Toba Inlet, NE of Campbell River (city), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°14'32''N, 124°42'38''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/2
Related Maps: 92K/2
92K/7

Origin Notes and History:

East Redonda Island was adopted 6 November 1952 on 92K. Confirmed 2 November 1990 on 92K/2 and 92K/7.

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

East Redonda and West Redonda Islands were identified by Galiano and Valdes as a single island, "Isla Redonda," in 1792, the Spanish word for "round".

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