Duncan Dam

Feature Type:Dam - A barrier constructed to hold back water, to raise and control its level and/or to form a reservoir.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S end of Duncan Lake, just N of Kootenay Lake, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°15'15''N, 116°56'47''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82K/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted as a long-established name.

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

Completed June 1967. See BC Hydro magazine "Progress", Fall 1966.

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