Basalt Falls

Feature Type:Falls - Perpendicular or steep descent of water. Variation of Waterfall.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On Dean River, NE of Anahim Peak, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°47'54''N, 125°32'47''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93C/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 November 1980 on 93 C, as suggested by Resource Analysis Branch (file I.1.73).

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

Name required for report. No known local name. "...12 feet high...material is columnar basalt..."

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