Bordet Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows NE into Tupper Creek, SE of Pouce Coupe, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°28'30''N, 120°03'47''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93P/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 May 1979 on 93P/8, as identified on Water Rights file 0330929, June 1977.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Name required for water licence purposes. In the absence of any known local name, Water Rights chose "Bordet" from a biographical dictionary: Jules Bordet (1870 - ), Belgian bacteriologist was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine, 1919.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office