Inkaneep Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows W then S into N end of Osyoyoos Lake, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°04'13''N, 119°30'18''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/4
Related Maps: 82E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 January 1923 on Ottawa file OBF 0714.

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

"Indian word meaning 'at the head of the lake' (Ok 3: 18-19) or 'creek which loses itself in the lake' (Albert Millar)." (12th Report of the Okanagan Historical Society, 1948, citing their 3rd Report and advice from resident Millar, respectively)

Source: included with note

Headwaters 49 07 - 119 21 on 82E/3.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa