Bowser Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Bowser River, NE of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°26'40''N, 129°33'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104A/5
Related Maps: 104A/5
104A/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 24 July 1945 on 104/SE, as labelled on BC Lands' map 1H, 1917.

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

Named in 1912 by Charles P. Hickman, who had located the lake that year while making a tour of inspection of sockeye salmon spawning areas of the Nass basin; after William J. Bowser, former Premier of the province.

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