Templeton 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 NE into Botts Channel, Columbia River, above Spillimacheen, between Invermere and Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°51'27''N, 116°20'27''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82K/16
Related Maps: 82K/15

Origin Notes and History:

Templeton River...(not Salmon River)..." adopted 31 March 1915 in the 14th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, and labelled Templeton River on BC map 1EM, 1915 et seq. Headwaters at 50 47 - 116 34 on 82K/15. Significance not recorded.

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