Cecilia Lake

British Columbia. Lake
Just W of BC-Alberta boundary, SE of Kakwa Lake
53.9361 N 120.0219 W — Map 093H16 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1925
Official in BCCanada

George Kilpatrick, pastor of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Ottawa, visited this area in 1923, and suggested this name after the daughter of a friend (11 February 1957 letter from Geographic Board of Canada, file P.1.47).

Called “Surprise Lake” by Samuel Prescott Fay [1884–1971], who was in the area in 1912 and 1914; called “Greenwater Lake” by Col. Townsend Whelen, a trophy hunter who was there in 1922.


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