BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Asseek River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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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
Relative Location: Flows N into head of South Bentinck Arm, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°57'44''N, 126°40'42''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.: 92M/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 April 1955 on 92M, as listed in the 1930 & 1953 BC Gazetteers, and labelled on BC Reference Map 82 (date not cited). An established local name; origin/significance not known.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Had been labelled "Talolail River" on Geological Survey sheet 92A, Coast & Islands Between Queen Charlotte Sound & Burke Channel, 1913.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office