Burke Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW into Kelly Creek, E side Lake Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°19'44''N, 118°11'40''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 16 November 1972 on 82M/8, as submitted to Geographic Board 24 September 1964 and as identified in the 1966 BC Gazetteer (files S.1.64 and M.2.60). Origin/significance not known.

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

This creek drains Roseberry Mountain; incorrectly identified as flowing out of an unnamed lake on federal sheet 82M/8, ed.2.

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