Rockingham Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows N into Yellowhead Lake, just W of Yellowhead Pass in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°51'56''N, 118°31'47''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/15
Related Maps: 83D/15
83D/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 1919 by the Geographic Board of Canada, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 29, 1917. Also Mount Rockingham.

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

Headwaters at 52 46- 118 27.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa