BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Copeland Creek
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Flows E into Jordan River, just NE of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°07'28''N, 118°19'45''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82M/1
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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