Waterloo Eddy

Feature Type:Eddy - Small whirlpool in a watercourse or in the sea, running contrary to the direction of current or tide.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Columbia River at mouth of Cai Creek, between Castlegar and Trail, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°15'44''N, 117°38'34''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 December 1951 on Columbia River Basin manuscript 14. A local name. Origin/significance not provided.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.