Bjerre Shoal

Feature Type:Shoal - Elevation of the bed of a body of water; composed of unconsolidated material and posing a hazard to surface navigation.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E. side of Malaspina Strait, S. of Bargain Bay, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°34'00''N, 124°02'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92F/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 October 1945 on C.390, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 579, 1900 et seq.

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

Presumably named after August Jorgen Bjerre (see Bjerre Rock).

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