Dall Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Dall River, in Denetiah Provincial Park W of junction of Gataga and Kechika Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°35'39''N, 127°38'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94L/12

Origin Notes and History:

Dall Lake adopted 30 November 1944 on 94/NW, not "Cold Fish Lake" 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 River.

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

Labelled "Sawudezelle Lake" on BC map 1H, 1917.

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