BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Sustut River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
:
River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Flows SW into upper Skeena River, N of Hazelton, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 56°19'01''N, 127°21'49''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.: 94D/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 April 1940 on 94D/ E.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
"Bear Wallow" (River and Lake) identified on BC name cards as old or other name for Sustut (River and Lake).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Headwaters at 56 35 - 126 27.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa