Waddington Canyon

Feature Type:Canyon (2) - Deep, narrow valley with precipitous walls.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Homathko River, below Mosley Creek, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°14'15''N, 124°56'10''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92N/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 1 August 1922 for BC map 2D, Powell River, as labelled on BC map 1A, 1912, and on BC map 1G, 1916. Re-approved 5 October 1960 on 92N (file M.1.55).

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

Extent is labelled on Dwg 2960 QQ, "Interim Report on Taseko-Chilko-Homathko Project" Sec 1, Water Power Investigations, 1928-29, Water Rights Branch N.850.

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