BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Cascade Falls
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Falls - Plural of Fall
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: On Kettle River, just S of Christina Lake, E of Grand Forks, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°00'58''N, 118°13'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82E/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 March 1977 on 82E/SE, as identified in 1967-68 road map and in fishing regulations.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
The falls are in a gorge approximately 200-300 yards long, on the Kettle River at Power House, just below the railway crossing (September 1973 advice from J. McKay, Fish & Wildlife Branch, stationed at Grand Forks). BC Mineral Reference Map 6, 1932, identifies the word "falls", without a specific name.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office