Maurelle Island

Feature Type:Island - Land area surrounded by water or marsh.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E of N end of Quadra Island, Sayward Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°16'53''N, 125°08'37''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/6
Related Maps: 92K/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by the Geographic Board of Canada 1 March 1904, as identified in British Admiralty Chart #3162, 1902 (Board files OBF 0176, C3521) - the eastern portion of what was formerly Valdes Island.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.