Adams 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 SW through Adams Lake then SE into Shuswap Lake., Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°53'39''N, 119°33'14''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/13
Related Maps: 82L/13
82M/11
82M/14
82M/6
83D/2
83D/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 March 1914 in the 13th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada. See Adams Lake for name origin

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

Headwaters 52 03 - 118 54 on 83D/2.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa