Boundary Pass

Feature Type:Pass (1) - Narrow stretch of water connecting two larger water bodies.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: BC-Washington boundary, between Haro Strait and S end Strait of Georgia, Cowichan Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°43'52''N, 123°08'34''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/11
Related Maps: 92B/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 January 1946 on C.350, "...between Saturna Island and Patos Island (Washington State)..." as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 2689, 1882 et seq (file T.1.45). Application extended 12 December 1978 as agreed with Washington State Geographical Names Board, 8 September 1978 (file 01296W), and with Canada and United States.

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

Originally approved December 29, 1945 by Executive Committee, Geographic Board of Canada. Adopted 11 October 1979 by US Board on Geographic Names (Attachment A & Appendix A, minutes, US Board on Geographic Names, Ottawa file 92B/11).

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa