Noeick 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 W. into South Bentinck Arm, S. of Hagensbork, Range 3, Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°02'28''N, 126°40'26''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93D/2
Related Maps: 93D/1
93D/2

Origin Notes and History:

"Noch River" adopted 6 April 1926 as listed in the 1930 Gazetteer of Canada. Name changed to "Noeick River" 7 February 1947 on Map 93/SW - it was decided that "Noeick" better represented the pronounciation of the local indigenous name for the river. Origin/Significance not recorded.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff, file O.1.46.