Axe Lake
This small lake is located southeast of Williams Lake, in south-central British Columbia. In Douglas, Chief Factor Governor Vice-Admiral Sir James to Pelham-Clinton, 5th Duke of Newcastle Henry Pelham Fiennes 15 April 1862, CO 60:13, no. 5571, 149, Douglas mentions Axe Lake as part of his detailed road-plans for the region. James Wyld's map from 1858 spells it as “Ax L”.1
  • 1. Derek Hayes, Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest (Vancouver: Cavendish Books, 1999), 153.
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