Bridge Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows E into Canim Lake, NE of 100 Mile House, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°46'24''N, 120°54'03''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92P/15
Related Maps: 92P/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 April 1936 on BC map 3G, flowing east through Canim and Mahood Lakes into Clearwater River at 51 55 - 120 12, as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915, and on BC map 1G, 1916. Application altered 6 December 1941 to apply only to that portion of the watercourse flowing east into Canim Lake at 51 46 - 120 54. Watercourse between Canim & Mahood Lakes re-named Canim River; watercourse between Mahood Lake & Cleartwater River re-named Mahood River (file Q.1.35).

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

Headwaters at 51 32 - 120 46.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa