BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Shingle 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 Okanagan River, S of Penticton, Osoyoos Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°28'45''N, 119°35'54''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.: 82E/5
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82E/12
82E/5
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Origin Notes and History:

Shingle Creek adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey sheet 420A, Kettle River, as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915 et seq.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Labelled "Beaver River" on S. Black's 1835 map of the Thompson River District for James Douglas; labelled "rivière aux Serpents" on A.C. Anderson's 1858 map of the Gold Regions; labelled "Beaver River" on Epner's 1862 map of the Gold Regions; labelled "Beaver Creek" on Moberley's 1866 map of the Columbia River District; in David Douglas' Observations, 1867; labelled "rivière aux Serpents" on Bartholemew's c1860 map of BC, published in the Royal Atlas of Modern Geography; labelled "Beaver Creek" on Trutch's 1871 map of BC.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Labelled "Beaver River" on S. Black's 1835 map of the Thompson River District for James Douglas; labelled "rivière aux Serpents" on A.C. Anderson's 1858 map of the Gold Regions; labelled "Beaver River" on Epner's 1862 map of the Gold Regions; labelled "Beaver Creek" on Moberley's 1866 map of the Columbia River District; in David Douglas' Observations, 1867; labelled "rivière aux Serpents" on Bartholemew's c1860 map of BC, published in the Royal Atlas of Modern Geography; labelled "Beaver Creek" on Trutch's 1871 map of BC, and on subsequent maps including BC Lands 1912 map, Yale, where the lower reaches are labelled Beaver Creek, and the north fork is labelled Shingle Creek.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office