Dowling Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows NE into Gething Creek, S side of Peace Reach Williston Lake just SW of Hudson's Hope (municipality), Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°58'43''N, 122°18'43''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93O/16
Related Maps: 93O/16
94B/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 July 1943 for BC map 3E, as recommended by G.G. Aitken, BC member of Geographic Board of Canada (file C.1.44).

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

After Dr. Donaldson Bogart Dowling (1858-1925), who worked for Geological Survey of Canada 1885-1925, and had been a member of the Geographic Board of Canada from 1900 until his death in 1925.

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