Bonanza Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SE. from Summit Lake to Slocan Lake, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°05'22"N, 117°28'02"W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82K/3
Related Maps: 82K/3
82K/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 1917 by the Geographic Board of Canada, as a long-established local name, and as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915.

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

Headwaters at 50 09 - 117 37on 82K/4.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa