Adopted 6 April 1950 on 92/NW, as listed in 1930 BC Gazetteer and as labelled on BC map 2C, 1948.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Had been labelled "Back River" on 1919 edition of BC map 2C; labelled "At lat zee" on BC Reference map # 3 (date not cited).
Headwaters at 51 03 - 125 52 on 92N/4.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa