BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Angels Staircase Falls
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Falls - Plural of Fall
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: On unnamed stream which flows W into Yoho River, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°31'04''N, 116°29'13''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.: 82N/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 26 February 1965 on 82 N/9, as identified in "Away to The Canadian Rockies and British Columbia", Gordon Brinley, 1938, p 72; and as identified in National Parks' 1964 Pamphlet "Trails in the Yoho Valley Emerald Lake area, Yoho National Park".
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Incorrect location description in the 1966 BC Gazetteer.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Identified as "Minto Cascade" in Dominion Parks Annual Report 1914, Vol.1, Part 5, p.46.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa