Lake Revelstoke

Feature Type:Reservoir - Body of water maintained at a controlled level, the stored water being used mainly for utilitarian purposes.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Columbia River, N of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°19'34''N, 118°20'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/8
Related Maps: 82M/1
82M/10
82M/15
82M/8
82M/9
83D/2

Origin Notes and History:

Lake Revelstoke was adopted 1 April 1985 on 82M, as endorsed by Revelstoke residents and city council, referring to the reservoir created behind BC Hydro and Power Authority's dam, 5 km north of Revelstoke.

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