BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Gits'oohl
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Feature Types.
Site - A named place that has historic, geographic or folkloric significance
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: gits ALL
Relative Location: Surrounding mouth of Kitsault River, head of Alice Arm Observatory Inlet, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 55°29'00''N, 129°28'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 103P/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Formerly Gitzault Indian Reserve 24, Kincolith Band. Extinguished per Nisga'a Treaty and transferred to fee-simple interest: portions of District Lot 931, Cassiar Land District. Name changed to Gits'oohl (site) per Nisga'a Treaty, Appendix F-3, effective 11 May 2000. Origin/significance not provided.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office