Gunn Valley

Feature Type:Valley (1) - Long relatively narrow depression, commonly containing a river or other water feature.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Fishem and Tuzcha Lakes, between Taseko Lakes and Chilko Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°15'36''N, 123°41'23''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92O/5
Related Maps: 92O/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 August 1954 on 92O, as identified in Geological Survey of Canada publication 2063, 1925, Chilko Lake & Vicinity (included in GSC Summary Report 1924, Pt.A.)

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

"The Chilcotin name is ganin, after a Nemaiah resident who lived there." (from an interview with Henry Solomon, Nemaiah Valley, about place names and resources in the Nemaiah Valley-Taseko Lakes-Yohetta Valley area, conducted by Robert Tynhurst, 24 July 1983)

Source: included with note