BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Downton Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Expansion of Bridge River, W of Goldbridge, W of Lillooet, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°50'41''N, 123°00'31''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.: 92J/14
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92J/14
92J/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Downton Reservoir adopted 7 June 1951 on 92NE by the Geographic Board of Canada. Form of name changed to Downton Lake 5 July 1951 as recommended by BC Geographic Division.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office