Coal 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 S across BC-Yukon boundary into Liard River, W of Smith River, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°39'12''N, 126°57'24''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94M/10
Related Maps: 94M/10
94M/11
94M/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 11 February 1936 on 94M, as labelled on BC map 1H, 1917.

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

Headwaters in Yukon at 61 32 - 127 41 on 95 E/12. Crosses from Yukon into BC at 60 00 - 127 07 05 on 95 D/3.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

Total length: 49 miles (15 miles in BC)

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