Azure 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 SW through Azure Lake into Clearwater River, in Wells Gray Provincial Park, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°24'28''N, 119°56'20''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/5
Related Maps: 83D/12
83D/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 22 February 1963 on 83 D, as labelled on BC map 3J, 1932 et seq, in association with Azure Lake.

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

"Headwaters described in Summary Report 1927, p.43A" (notation on BC name card; inference is not clear - is the river NAMED in the 1927 report?)

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

Headwaters in the vicinity of 52° 41' - 119°50'. Flows into Azure Lake at 52°24'28" - 119°56'20", then exits Azure Lake and continues SW into Clearwater River. The downstream channel of Azure River, between Azure Lake and Clearwater River, is approximately 200m long.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa