Kitwanga 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 S. into Skeena River, W. of Kitwanga, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°06'06''N, 128°05'10''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103P/1
Related Maps: 103P/1
103P/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 December 1917 as a long-established name (Ottawa file OBF 0312). Confirmed 6 August 1953 on 103 P.

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

"Chiltach River" identified on BC name card as old/other name for Kitwanga River.

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