Lakelse Hot Springs

Feature Type:Hotsprings / Hot Springs - Site of a natural flow of hot or warm water issuing from the ground. Plural of Hotspring / Hot Spring.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: la KELS
Relative Location: E side of Lakelse Lake between Hatchery and Schulbuckland Creeks, S of Terrace, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°21'34''N, 128°32'26''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103I/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 December 1945 on 103I. Confirmed 4 October 1951 on 103I/7.

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

La-kelse is the Tsimpsean word for the fresh water mussel.

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