BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Deserted River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW into Deserted Bay, NE end of Princess Royal Reach, Jervis Inlet, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°05'33''N, 123°44'31''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.: 92J/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 July 1945 on C.3589, as labelled on BC map 2D, 1914, and on Forestry Map R60M2 (date not cited). Named in association with Deserted Bay, in turn named in 1860 by the British Admiralty.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office