Adskwatim Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW across BC-Alberta boundary into Doig River, NE of Fort St. John, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°57'09''N, 120°03'25''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94A/16
Related Maps: 94A/16
94H/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 May 1924 on BC-Alberta boundary sheets # 53 & 54. Confirmed 24 October 1945 on 94/SE and 7 April 1949 on 94A/NE.

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

Headwaters in BC at 57 14 - 120 00 on 94 H/1; flows east into Alberta at 57 12 - 120 00, turn and flows southwest back into BC at 57 11 - 120 00, thence into Doig River.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

Cree for "many beaver dams" - this creek and its tributaries are dammed by hundreds of beaver dams.

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