Dall River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows NW into Turnagain River, W of Mount Skook Davidson, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°46'25''N, 127°50'34''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94L/13
Related Maps: 94L/12
94L/13
94L/5

Origin Notes and History:

Dall River adopted 30 November 1944 on 94/NW, not "Cold Fish River" as identified in BC Mines Bulletin # 12: Reconnaissance in the Area of Turnagain and Upper Kechika Rivers, by M.S. Hedley and S.S. Holland, 1941. Also Dall Lake.

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

Re-named Dall Lake (and Dall River) to avoid confusion with another Cold Fish Lake, tributary to Spatsizi River, and because of the presence of white (Dall) sheep in the vicinity.

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