Bear River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows NW into Sustut River, N of Fort Babine, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°16'47''N, 126°58'14''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94D/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 April 1940 on Geological Survey sheet 622A, McConnell Creek, as labelled on BC maps 1H and 5A, both published in 1917.

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

Headwaters at 56 14 - 126 46.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa