BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Lake Revelstoke
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Reservoir - Body of water maintained at a controlled level, the stored water being used mainly for utilitarian purposes
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Columbia River, N of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°19'34''N, 118°20'45''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.: 82M/8
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82M/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Lake Revelstoke was adopted 1 April 1985 on 82M, as endorsed by Revelstoke residents and city council, referring to the reservoir created behind BC Hydro and Power Authority's dam, 5 km north of Revelstoke.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office