BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Firesteel River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows NE from Tatlatui Lake into Finlay River, W of head of Williston Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 57°07'56''N, 126°55'14''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.: 94E/2
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 94D/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted November 1944 on 94/SW, as labelled on BC Lands' plan 3T324, Ingenika River & hdwtrs of Finlay River, by F.C. Swannell, BCLS, 1932. Reapproved 17 January 1952 on 94E.
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.