Ruby Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows S into Fraser River, above Harrison Lake, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°21'08''N, 121°36'23''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 April 1955 on 92H, as labelled on BC Lands' map 2B, 1914, and on BC Forest Service map of Harrison Drainage, 1939, and on BC Lands' map 4P, 1946.

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

The label "Ruby Creek" is omitted from BC Map 1K, 1925, implying (incorrectly) that Garnet Creek flows directly into the Fraser River.

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