Cassiar River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows N into Turnagain River, SE of Cry Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°39'06''N, 128°05'17''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104I/9
Related Maps: 104I/8
104I/9

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