BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Nautley River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Channel (3) - Narrow stretch of water connecting two bodies of water
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Drains Fraser Lake into Nechako River, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 54°05'00''N, 124°36'36''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.: 93K/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 21 April 1966 on 93 K/2.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.
This is the local name for the 1 mile long channel that drains Fraser Lake into Nechako River. From the 1930's to 1966, this outlet was mistakenly labelled "Stellako River" [now confined between Fran├žois and Fraser Lakes.] So-named because it flows through Nautley IR 1.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.