BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: (s)yáqtsa7
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Former First Nation Village
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official.
Relative Location: Mouth of Big Silver Creek, E side of Harrison Lake, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°35'00''N, 121°50'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92H/12
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Origin Notes and History:

(s)yáqtsa7 is the Ucwalmícwts name - the language of the Lower Lillooet people - for the village and Transformer site in the vicinity of the mouth of Big Silver Creek. (June 2007 advice from Maurice DePaoli, Cultural Researcher and Heritage Resources Advisor for In-SHUCK-ch Nation.) [pronunciation and origin information to follow.]
Source: included with note