Canim Falls

Feature Type:Falls - Perpendicular or steep descent of water. Variation of Waterfall.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On Canim River, between Canim and Mahood Lakes, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°52'00''N, 120°35'34''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92P/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 22 July 1969 on 92P/15, as labelled on Wells Gray Provincial Park Map, 1961.

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

Waterfall not named, but elevation identified as 80 feet on 1940 Wells Gray Park map (file W.2.40). Labelled Canim Falls, elevation given as 60 feet, on 1968 Wells Gray Park map.

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