Blackman Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows S into Hugh Allan Bay, E side Canoe Reach Kinbasket Lake, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°26'42''N, 118°39'02''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/7
Related Maps: 83D/10
83D/7
83D/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 22 February 1963 on 83D.

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

During check for 1953 BC Gazetteer, this name was evidently confused with Blackmore Creek, which flows NE into Canoe River (now Canoe Reach) a little further north, hence the location of Blackman Creek is incorrectly described in that edition.

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

Headwaters at 52 35 - 118 32.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa