Chilcotin Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N of Puntzi Lake, S of Copeland Hills, E of Luck Mountain, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°20'19''N, 124°02'42''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93C/8
Related Maps: 93C/8
MCR003

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 15th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1917. "Chilcotin Lake (not Chezakut Lake)" confirmed in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Re-approved 13 March 1947 on 93/SW. See Chilcotin River for origin information.

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