Taurus Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW. into West Kettle River, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°17'58''N, 119°02'11''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/6
Related Maps: 82E/6
82E/7

Origin Notes and History:

"Taurus Creek (not Bull Creek)" adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer; confirmed 6 October 1936 on OBF 1525.

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

Headwaters at 49 20 -118 59 on 82E/7.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa