Copeland Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows E into Jordan River, just NE of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°07'28''N, 118°19'45''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on Geological Survey sheet 237A, Big Bend, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Named in association with Mount Copeland and Copeland triangulation stn.

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

"Wildgoose Creek" identified on BC name card as old/other name for Copeland Creek. (map/document title/date not cited)

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