BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Beaver 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 S from Yukon into Liard River, NW of Nelson Forks, Peace River Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 59°43'12''N, 124°19'03''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.: 94N/9
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 94N/16
94N/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 11 February 1936 on Yukon Territory map, as labelled on BC map 1H, 1917 et seq. Re-approved 25 November 1944 on 94/NW and 17 January 1951 on NTS 94.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Headwaters in Yukon at 60º 29' - 126º 51' on 95 D/7; flows into BC at 60º 00' 00" - 124º 29' 20" on 94N/16. Total length approximately 50 miles (length in BC = 25 miles).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office