BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Cassiar River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Flows N into Turnagain River, SE of Cry Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 58°39'06''N, 128°05'17''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 104I/9
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 104I/8
104I/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted December 1944 on 104/NE, not "South Fork Turnagain River" as identified in BC Mines Bulletin 12 (date not cited); location adjusted 17 January 1952 on 104I (file D.1.44)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
So-named because of its relative position in the centre of the Cassiar Land District. See Cassiar Mountains.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office