Birkenhead Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W of S end of Anderson Lake, NE of Pemberton, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°32'05''N, 122°41'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/10
Related Maps: 92J
92J/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 September 1951 on 92J, as labelled on BC map 2B, 1914, BC map 3K, 1920, and as identified in 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

"Old name, Blackwater Lake, had no connection to Blackwater Creek, so name was changed to Birkenhead on BC map 2B, 1914, to correspond to the name of the creek draining it." File 22993s."

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