Wapiti 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
Pronounced: WOP itee
Relative Location: Flows NE across BC-Alberta boundary into Smoky River, SE of Tumbler Ridge (municipality), Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°44'12''N, 120°00'00''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93I/9
Related Maps: 93I/10

Origin Notes and History:

Decision in 18th Report. Headwaters in B.C. at 54 25-120 46 on 93 I/7. Mouth in Alta. at 55 08-118 18 on 83 M/1.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

Identified as Callahoo River on "Sketch map of region between Yellowhead Pass & Peace River" by Richardson and Hale, 1915 (received March 1920, LI 101402, file 34275-S).

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