Canoona 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 E into Graham Reach, Princess Royal Island, Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°04'23''N, 128°34'05''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103H/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 April 1929 on C.3755, in association with the Indian Reserve at its mouth (file H.1.26).

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

Labelled "Anchor River" on BC map 2P, 1924 (the river flows through Anchor Lake).

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

"Indian River" identified on BC name card as another name for this river (map/document title or date not cited).

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

"Kanuna" is an alternate spelling of Canoona.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa