Gits'oohl

Feature Type:Site - A named place that has historic, geographic or folkloric significance.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: gits ALL
Relative Location: Surrounding mouth of Kitsault River, head of Alice Arm Observatory Inlet, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°29'00''N, 129°28'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103P/6
   

Origin Notes and History:

Formerly Gitzault Indian Reserve 24, Kincolith Band. Extinguished per Nisga'a Treaty and transferred to fee-simple interest: portions of District Lot 931, Cassiar Land District. Name changed to Gits'oohl (site) per Nisga'a Treaty, Appendix F-3, effective 11 May 2000. Origin/significance not provided.

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