BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Inkaneep Creek
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows W then S into N end of Osyoyoos Lake, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°04'13''N, 119°30'18''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/4
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82E/3
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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