BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Grand Rapide 5
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Feature Types.
Indian Reserve-Réserve indienne
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official. Lookup the official name
Relative Location: Surrounding junction of Kuzkwa and Tache Rivers, between Stuart and Trembleur Lakes NW of Fort St James, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 54°47'10''N, 124°52'42''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 93K/15
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Origin Notes and History:

INAC # 07571. 225.6 hectares. Tl'azt'en Nation (formerly Tl'azt'en Nations Band, formerly Stuart-Trembleur Lake Band) Grand Rapide Indian Reserve 5 appeared in the 1972 Schedule of Indian Reserves and Settlements. 10.7-hectare portion of Grand Rapide Indian Reserve 5 was surrendered by Tl'azt'en Nations Band 16 January 1989, as part of a land exchange arising from construction of a railway across certain parts of the reserve by BC Railway Company, the details itemized by Privy Council Order #1989-1212, 22 June 1989. Reserve name changed to Kuz Che Indian Reserve 5 by Band Council Resolution 29 January 1990.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa