Braille Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows W into Brahms Creek, just N of Enterprise Creek, SE side Slocan Lake, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°52'26''N, 117°24'36''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 20 August 1979 on 82F/NW, as identified in Water Rights file 0340999.

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

Name required for water licence purposes; in the absence of any known local name, " Braille " chosen by Water Rights Branch from a biographical dictionary, after the French teacher for the blind.

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