Big Canyon

Feature Type:Canyon (2) - Deep, narrow valley with precipitous walls.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Quesnel River, just E of Quesnel, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°00'00''N, 122°23'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93G/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 April 1936 for BC map 3G, as labelled on 1919 edition of same map, and as listed in 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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