Akolkolex River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW into Upper Arrow Lake, below Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°49'24''N, 118°01'49''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/16
Related Maps: 82K/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by the Geographic Board of Canada with decisions published 1 April 1919 - 31 March 1921, as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915. Altered application 31 October 1977; coordinates of mouth changed due to flooding of Columbia River.

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