Driftwood River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SE into head of Takla Lake, N of Smithers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°41'53''N, 126°14'41''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93M/9
Related Maps: 93M/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 1 March 1938 on Geological Survey sheet 448A, Hazelton, as labelled on G.M. Dawson's 1880 map, and on BC map 1H, 1917, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. A long-established name.

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

Headwaters at 56 10 - 126 58 on 94D/2.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa