Misinchinka 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 SW into Parsnip River, between McLeod Lake and S end Williston Lake, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°06'13''N, 122°57'28''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93O/2
Related Maps: 93O/1
93O/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 September 1954 on 93O, as labelled on BC maps 1G, 1916, and 1H, 1917; not "Missinchinka" as had been spelled on BC map 1A, 1912. Origin/significance not known.

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

Headwaters at 55 12 - 122 18 at 93 O/1.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa