BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Ruby 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
Relative Location: Flows S into Fraser River, above Harrison Lake, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°21'08''N, 121°36'23''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.: 92H/5
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 April 1955 on 92H, as labelled on BC Lands' map 2B, 1914, and on BC Forest Service map of Harrison Drainage, 1939, and on BC Lands' map 4P, 1946.
Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.
The label "Ruby Creek" is omitted from BC Map 1K, 1925, implying (incorrectly) that Garnet Creek flows directly into the Fraser River.
Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.