Tetsa River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows E into lower Muskwa River, SW of Fort Nelson, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°37'33''N, 123°42'16''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94J/12
Related Maps: 94J/12
94K/10
94K/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 27 December 1944 on 94/NE. Reapproved 2 July 1953 on 94K.

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

Indian name meaning "Tar River". About 40 miles long. Headwaters at 58 21 - 124 38.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa