Toodoggone 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 E into head of Finlay River, just S of Fishing Lakes, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°23'53''N, 126°33'03''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94E/7
Related Maps: 94E/6
94E/7

Origin Notes and History:

Toodoggone River adopted November 1944 on 94/SW as labelled on BC map 1H, 1933; not "Thudegade Creek" as labelled on BC map 5A, 1917. Re-approved 17 January 1952 on 94E.

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

"Corrected Indian name of Thudegade or Two Brothers River - means 'eagle nest'...." (c1944 notation on name card, by P.M. Monckton, BCLS)

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

Adapted from the Sekani name for the river, Tuhda Ughane (Guzagi K'úgé, published by Kaska Tribal Council, Watson Lake, 1997). Origin/meaning not provided.

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

Headwaters at 57 20 - 127 27.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa