Bear Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows S into Barrière River just above North Barrière Lake, NE of Kamloops, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°20'56''N, 119°46'55''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 20 November 1972 on 82M/5, as labelled on Reference map 35-3, 1930, and as listed in the 1930 BC Gazetteer..

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