Spittal Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW into Fraser River, just W of TĂȘte Jaune Cache, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°59'23''N, 119°31'40''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/13
Related Maps: 83D/13
83E/3
83E/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 January 1951 on Jasper National Park mapsheet, as labelled on BC map 3H, 1914 et seq.

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

Origin/significance not known; most stations and many of the small watercourses in this vicinity were named by Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, according to January 1986 advice from archivist, CN Transportation, Edmonton.

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