BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Bridge River Rapids
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Rapids - Fast-flowing section of a watercourse, usually with turbulent water or exposed rocks. Plural of Rapid
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: In Fraser River just above (N of) mouth of Bridge River, N of Lillooet, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°45'25''N, 121°55'51''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.: 92I/13
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 1 August 1957 on 92I/NW as an established name; so-identified on map "Distribution of Sockeye Spawning Grounds in Fraser River" by International Pacific Salmon Fishery Commission, 1953.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office