BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Lakelse Hot Springs
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Hotsprings / Hot Springs - Plural of Hotspring / Hot Spring
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Pronounced: la KELS
Relative Location: E side of Lakelse Lake between Hatchery and Schulbuckland Creeks, S of Terrace, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 54°21'34''N, 128°32'26''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.: 103I/7
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 December 1945 on 103I. Confirmed 4 October 1951 on 103I/7.
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.
La-kelse is the Tsimpsean word for the fresh water mussel.
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.