Cheakamus Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Cheakamus River, NE of Garibaldi Lake, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°00'40''N, 122°55'10''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/2
Related Maps: 92G/15
92J/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 September 1930 on Garibaldi Park map, as labelled on BC Lalnds' map 3K, 1920 (file G.1.30).

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

The L'íl'wat name for Cheakamus Lake is Nsqwítsu. L'íl'wat People come here to pick bog cranberries. (December 2011 from: Cultural Journey Sea-to-Sky Corridor website, Squamish and Lil'wat First Nations)

Source: included with note