Minaker River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows N into Prophet River, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°51'42''N, 123°00'54''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94G/14
Related Maps: 94G
94G/10
94G/11
94G/14
94G/15
94G/6
94G/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 March 1928 on 94G as suggested by K.F. McCusker, Dominion Land Surveyor, 1927. Named after a trapper who used the river valley as a trap line.

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

Headwaters at 57 24 - 123 09.

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

Previously may have been labelled "The-nah-sin" on Prophet River map sheet (no origin information recorded).

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