Frances Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SE into Forster Creek, W side of Steamboat Mountain NW of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°37'08"N, 116°11'05"W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82K/9

Origin Notes and History:

Frances Creek (not "No.3 Creek") adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, in association with Forster Creek. Re-approved 5 March 1953 on Columbia River Basin manuscript 46.

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

Named after the daughter of H.E. Forster, sometime member of British Columbia Legislature.

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