Zillmer Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows N into upper Canoe River, SW of Valemount, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°44'08''N, 119°33'59''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 September 1963 on 83D-C.

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

Referring to R.T. Zillmer, and his son John - the only persons known to have ascended the creek. (Ottawa file 83D). [no further information, or explanation why this was apparently a noteworthy accomplishment.]

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