Bear River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows S into head of Portland Canal at Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°55'03''N, 129°59'21''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103P/13
Related Maps: 103P/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 13th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1914. Confirmed 3 October 1933 on Geological Survey sheet 307A, and 6 August 1953 on 103 P.

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