BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Canim Falls
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Falls - Plural of Fall
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: On Canim River, between Canim and Mahood Lakes, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°52'00''N, 120°35'34''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92P/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 22 July 1969 on 92P/15, as labelled on Wells Gray Provincial Park Map, 1961.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Waterfall not named, but elevation identified as 80 feet on 1940 Wells Gray Park map (file W.2.40). Labelled Canim Falls, elevation given as 60 feet, on 1968 Wells Gray Park map.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office