Cranberry Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows N into Swift Creek, at Valemount, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°50'11"N, 119°17'27"W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 83D/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 13 December 1991 on 83D/14.

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

Name required for water licence; in the absence of any known local name, "Cranberry" chosen because historically, this creek used to flow out of Cranberry Lake

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