BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Lower Taseko Lake
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Lake - Inland body of standing water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Taseko River E of S end of Chilko Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°17'49''N, 123°35'49''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.: 92O/5
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92O/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Taseko Lakes (not Taseco) adopted in the 10th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1911. "Taseko Lakes (not Whitewater nor North and South Taseko Lakes)" identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Lower Taseko Lake (referring to the northern lake) and Upper Taseko Lake (referring to the southern lake) were both adopted 5 August 1954 on 92O, being well-established names. See Taseko Lakes for origin information.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.