Little Canyon

Feature Type:Canyon (2) - Deep, narrow valley with precipitous walls.
Status:
Relative Location: Surrounding lower Zymoetz River, just NE of Terrace, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°31'20''N, 128°24'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103I/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 11 March 1985 on 103I/9, as labelled on Department of National Defence sheet #617-18, Kitimat-Kitsumgallum, 1943. Name rescinded 16 January 1991 on 103I/9.

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

Local use and recognition of the name "Little Canyon" applies only to the canyon of the Skeena River at Terrace. The canyon through which the Zymoetz River flows is not known by any particular name, according to November 1990 advice from Department of Highways, Terrace (file T.1.48)

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