Steppe Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows E then SE into upper Moose River, in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°09'59''N, 118°55'38''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/2
Related Maps: 83E/2
83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Steppe Creek adopted 17 Januayr 1951 on Jasper Park (North) sheet, as labelled on BC-Alta Boundary map #31, 1922, and as listed in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

This creek, and glacier at headwaters, were labelled "Terrace Creek" and "Terrace Glacier" on A.O. Wheeler's 1911 topographic map of Mount Robson area, to accompany his report to the Alpine Club of Canada.

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