Cottonwood Canyon

Feature Type:Canyon (2) - Deep, narrow valley with precipitous walls.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Surrounding Fraser River above Cottonwood River, just NW of Quesnel, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°08'00''N, 122°39'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93G/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 April 1936 on BC map 3G, as labelled on BC map 1G, 1916, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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