BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Morkill River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Flows SW into Fraser River just above (NW) of Crescent Spur, NE of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 53°36'45''N, 120°42'17''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 93H/10
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 83E/12
93H/10
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 February 1925 on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 36 & 37, as identified in Boundary Report Part III, 1923, p.42.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named by Interprovincial boundary surveyors, after Dalby Brooks Morkill ( -1955), BCLS; his obituary or career biography is published in 1956 Annual Report of Land Surveyors of British Columbia.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office