Secteur d'entrainement de Chilcotin

Feature Type:Champ de tir / champ de manoeuvre - Champ de tir / champ de manoeuvre des Forces canadiennes.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just W of Williams Lake (city)
Latitude-Longitude: 52°04'51''N, 122°33'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93B/2
Related Maps: 92O/15

Origin Notes and History:

Camp des Forces canadiennes Chilcotin was adopted 1 April 1966 on file 203-20 (now SM7915-50/N18-1). Confirmed on DND list of 25 June 1982 on file 203-20 (now SM7915-50/N18-1). Name changed to Champ de manoeuvre Chilcotin by CFOO 1.12 on 1 April 1985. Confirmed by CFOO 1.12 on 1 September 1990. Name changed to Secteur d'entrainement de Chilcotin on 1 February 2009.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.