BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: McLennan 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
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows N into Fraser River at TĂȘte Jaune Cache, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 52°57'58''N, 119°27'43''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.: 83D/14
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 83D/13
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Origin Notes and History:

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa
After an engineer on one of the Canadian Pacific surveys in the 1870s. ("Place Names in Vicinity of Yellowhead Pass" by James White, Canadian Alpine Journal, vol VI, 1914-15, pp.143-158)
Source: included with note