Dawley Passage

Feature Type:Passage - Variation of Pass: Narrow stretch of water connecting two larger water bodies.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of Fortune Channel, E of Meares Island, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°08'56''N, 125°47'17''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 April 1934 on C.340, as submitted by Hydrographic Service; not "Deception Pass" as labelled on earlier charts.

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