Geikie Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows W into Fraser River headwaters above (south of) Yellowhead Lake, in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°40'57"N, 118°28'15"W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 83D/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet #28, 1920.

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

Named in association with Mount Geikie, in turn so-named in 1898 by J.E. McEvoy, after Sir Archibald Geikie, director-general of Geological Survey of Great Britain, 1882-1901.

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