Sk'yaaw G̱awG̱a
Feature Type:Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river.
Status: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Burnaby Island, Queen Charlotte Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°22'15"N, 131°16'14"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 103B/6
Origin Notes and History:

Francis Bay adopted 13 August 1962 on Chart #3809. Name changed 7 January 2022 to Sk’yaaw G̱awG̱a on 103B/6 as recommended by The Council of the Haida Nation and supported by North Coast Regional District, Archipelago Search and Rescue, and Canadian Coast Guard.

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

Sk’yaaw G̱awG̱a is the ancestral X̱aayda Kil name for this bay (Advice from The Council of the Haida Nation, 2020).

Source: included with note