Akokli Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW into Kootenay Lake near Boswell, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°25'35''N, 116°45'21''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 December 1937 on 82F/ E, as labelled on Geological Survey map 791, Kootenay, 1902, and on BC map 1EM, 1915, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

Labelled "Goat (12 Mile) Creek" on Geological Survey map East & West Kootenay District, 1898; labelled "Goat Creek" on BC map 4B, 1912.

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

Kootenay word meaning "horn" or "antler" (advice from linguist Randy Bouchard, June 1973, as received from Mrs. Marcilene Manuel, a Kootenay Indian living in Nanaimo).

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