Barkley Valley

Feature Type:Valley (1) - Long relatively narrow depression, commonly containing a river or other water feature.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N of Duffey Lake, SW of Lillooet, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°29'00''N, 122°20'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92J/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 30 September 1982 on 92 J/8, as identified in 1967 & 1968 Mines Reports and climbers guide.

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

"The rough road up Haylmore Creek leads... to a settlement in Barkley Valley..." (A Climber's Guide to the Coastal Ranges of BC, 1968, p.341); "Barkley Valley Mines Ltd..." (BC Mines Report 1967, p.131); "Barkley Valley Mines Ltd...under the supervision of T. Barkley..."(BC Mines Report 1968, p.75)

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