Overlander Falls

Feature Type:Falls - Perpendicular or steep descent of water. Variation of Waterfall.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: In Fraser River above Robson River, NW side of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°01'50''N, 119°12'16''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 December 1968 as proposed by Parks Branch.

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

Commemorates the Overland Expedition which passed by these falls in August 1862.

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